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#Big hit

# big-hit - Thursday 7 May, 2020

CEO Willie Walsh delays retirement as Covid-19 plunges IAG into €1.68 billion quarterly loss
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CEO Willie Walsh delays retirement as Covid-19 plunges IAG into €1.68 billion quarterly loss

May 7th 2020, 8:19 AM 23,514 Views 21 Comments

Willie Walsh had been due to step down in June but will remain until September.

# big-hit - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Limerick finish bottom of First Division after 26-point deduction for entering examinership
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Limerick finish bottom of First Division after 26-point deduction for entering examinership

Nov 6th 2019, 7:40 PM 4,805 Views 9 Comments

The club’s off-field problems have seen them retrospectively finish a point behind previous basement club Wexford.

# big-hit - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Supporter gets cleaned out while attempting to tackle mascot at Leinster schools match
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Supporter gets cleaned out while attempting to tackle mascot at Leinster schools match

Jan 16th 2016, 11:42 AM 18,566 Views 20 Comments

That’s going to hurt in the morning.

# big-hit - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Donnacha Ryan rescued Ireland after a huge hit from Slammin' Sam
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Donnacha Ryan rescued Ireland after a huge hit from Slammin' Sam

Sep 6th 2015, 7:12 PM 12,924 Views 18 Comments

The second row covered a huge amount of ground at pace to rescue Ireland.

# big-hit - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Ben Te'o looked particularly beastly at 13 when boshing Sam Warburton earlier
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Ben Te'o looked particularly beastly at 13 when boshing Sam Warburton earlier

Jan 10th 2015, 8:34 PM 12,413 Views 15 Comments

Leinster fans will be hoping this is a glimpse of things to come.

# big-hit - Monday 15 December, 2014

We need to rethink the laws of physics after seeing Paul O'Connell driven backwards by Cudmore From The42

We need to rethink the laws of physics after seeing Paul O'Connell driven backwards by Cudmore

Dec 15th 2014, 4:35 PM 8,931 Views 24 Comments

The Canadian had a little help, but it was still a monstrous hit.

# big-hit - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

'He stopped Goliath, dead': Munster's win over the All Blacks is now an ad for a stout near you
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'He stopped Goliath, dead': Munster's win over the All Blacks is now an ad for a stout near you

Nov 4th 2014, 12:25 PM 6,661 Views 14 Comments

The famous 1978 victory is one of four ‘mind over matter’ themed Guinness ads.

# big-hit - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

This is what a collarbone breaking shoulder charge looks like From The42

This is what a collarbone breaking shoulder charge looks like

Oct 1st 2014, 6:57 PM 7,146 Views 6 Comments

A big hit? No question. A legal hit? Absolutely not.

# big-hit - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Israel Folau's 19-year-old brother makes a big hit in rugby league
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Israel Folau's 19-year-old brother makes a big hit in rugby league

Aug 30th 2014, 4:01 PM 6,744 Views 2 Comments

John Folau is currently on the books of the NRL’s Parramatta Eels.

# big-hit - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

When scrum-halves meet props, captured in bone-shuddering GIF glory
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When scrum-halves meet props, captured in bone-shuddering GIF glory

Apr 2nd 2014, 9:13 AM 7,978 Views 2 Comments

The poor lad didn’t even see it coming.

# big-hit - Friday 14 June, 2013

BOOM! The hardest schoolboy rugby hit you ever want to see
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BOOM! The hardest schoolboy rugby hit you ever want to see

Jun 14th 2013, 12:42 PM 10,294 Views 7 Comments

And the ‘crack’ sound when the replay slows down is downright scary.

# big-hit - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Roy Hibbert throws down one of the most vicious dunks of the NBA playoffs
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Roy Hibbert throws down one of the most vicious dunks of the NBA playoffs

Apr 25th 2013, 10:14 AM 1,262 Views 1 Comment

The 7’2″ Indiana Pacers centre went straight through his 6’8″ opponent on the way to the basket.

# big-hit - Monday 22 October, 2012

VIDEO: Richie McCaw gets acquainted with Scott Higginbotham's knee
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VIDEO: Richie McCaw gets acquainted with Scott Higginbotham's knee

Oct 22nd 2012, 10:33 PM 1,490 Views 0 Comments

The Wallabies forward has received a two-match ban after being cited twice in the Bledisloe Cup draw yesterday.

# big-hit - Monday 10 September, 2012

VIDEO: Ashley-Cooper takes two Springboks out at once
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VIDEO: Ashley-Cooper takes two Springboks out at once

Sep 10th 2012, 10:00 PM 2,335 Views 2 Comments

The Australian centre pulled off an incredible double tackle in Perth on Saturday.

# big-hit - Friday 18 February, 2011

Boom: Super Rugby kicks off with a bang as Ma'a Nonu sees red
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Boom: Super Rugby kicks off with a bang as Ma'a Nonu sees red

Feb 18th 2011, 1:23 PM 398 Views 0 Comments

Watch: the All Blacks star was sent off for this massive shoulder.