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#Tackles

# tackles - Sunday 9 December, 2018

James Ryan man of the match again as Leinster battle to satisfying win
# Top Of The Charts
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# Top Of The Charts

James Ryan man of the match again as Leinster battle to satisfying win

Dec 9th 2018, 8:05 AM 10,623 Views 10 Comments

The 22-year-old was top of the tackle and carry charts for Leo Cullen’s side once again.

# tackles - Monday 5 October, 2015

Henderson's Ferris impression and more of the week's best RWC plays
# Fez-esque
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# Fez-esque

Henderson's Ferris impression and more of the week's best RWC plays

Oct 5th 2015, 8:43 PM 9,365 Views 5 Comments

Who will Iain Henderson man-handle next week? Tune in to find out.

# tackles - Monday 7 September, 2015

Analysis: Ireland's defence has big improvements to make for World Cup
# Foundations
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# Foundations

Analysis: Ireland's defence has big improvements to make for World Cup

Sep 7th 2015, 8:00 AM 15,425 Views 24 Comments

Joe Schmidt and Les Kiss won’t have been happy with the failings made against the England attack.

# tackles - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Slammin' Sam Burgess produced a pair of huge hits on his England debut
# First Cap
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# First Cap

Slammin' Sam Burgess produced a pair of huge hits on his England debut

Aug 16th 2015, 12:44 PM 7,152 Views 9 Comments

The former rugby league star was also yellow carded at Twickenham.

# tackles - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Defensive disappointment hurts most for Ireland after World Cup defeat
# Tackles
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# Tackles

Defensive disappointment hurts most for Ireland after World Cup defeat

Aug 14th 2014, 8:30 AM 1,931 Views 0 Comments

England thrived as Ireland’s ‘passive’ defence gave up metres all evening.

# tackles - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Analysis: Ireland's defence lays foundation for historic World Cup win
# WRWC
From The42
# WRWC

Analysis: Ireland's defence lays foundation for historic World Cup win

Aug 7th 2014, 11:56 AM 9,840 Views 11 Comments

Work rate, intelligence and breakdown technique were all vital components against New Zealand.

# tackles - Monday 23 September, 2013

Never, ever tackle with your head
# Ouch
From The42
# Ouch

Never, ever tackle with your head

Sep 23rd 2013, 12:50 PM 3,548 Views 1 Comment

This unfortunate Argentinian player shows exactly why… Three broken teeth and a yellow card.

# tackles - Friday 19 April, 2013

Somebody call the cops: Irish teens rough-housed by Finnish upstarts
# Teenage Screams
From The42
# Teenage Screams

Somebody call the cops: Irish teens rough-housed by Finnish upstarts

Apr 19th 2013, 2:40 PM 3,815 Views 4 Comments

There were a lot of ‘agricultural’ challenges in the 3-0 home loss.

# tackles - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Because he's retiring, here are 16 photos (and 1 video) of Ledley King defending like a boss
# Deadly Ledley
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# Deadly Ledley

Because he's retiring, here are 16 photos (and 1 video) of Ledley King defending like a boss

Jul 19th 2012, 12:58 PM 1,166 Views 2 Comments

Let’s face it. If you don’t like Ledley, you don’t like football.

# tackles - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

Cattermole: I only ever made one bad tackle
# Unlikely
From The42
# Unlikely

Cattermole: I only ever made one bad tackle

Oct 12th 2011, 1:24 PM 360 Views 1 Comment

The midfield enforcer has called his infamous challenge on Scott Parker “the only bad tackle I’ve made in my career.” Aside from that, girly-men like Stephen Reid are to blame for his reputation.

# tackles - Saturday 23 July, 2011

My eyes! 'Nude Blacks' defeat Fiji
# Tackles
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# Tackles

My eyes! 'Nude Blacks' defeat Fiji

Jul 23rd 2011, 12:06 PM 5,651 Views 2 Comments

A rugby match in New Zealand involving a naked seven-a-side rugby team, filmed by German television and refereed by a blind woman. Of course.