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Saturday 9 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Tackles

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James Ryan man of the match again as Leinster battle to satisfying win
The 22-year-old was top of the tackle and carry charts for Leo Cullen’s side once again.
Henderson's Ferris impression and more of the week's best RWC plays
Who will Iain Henderson man-handle next week? Tune in to find out.
Analysis: Ireland's defence has big improvements to make for World Cup
Joe Schmidt and Les Kiss won’t have been happy with the failings made against the England attack.
Slammin' Sam Burgess produced a pair of huge hits on his England debut
The former rugby league star was also yellow carded at Twickenham.
Defensive disappointment hurts most for Ireland after World Cup defeat
England thrived as Ireland’s ‘passive’ defence gave up metres all evening.
Analysis: Ireland's defence lays foundation for historic World Cup win
Work rate, intelligence and breakdown technique were all vital components against New Zealand.
Never, ever tackle with your head
This unfortunate Argentinian player shows exactly why… Three broken teeth and a yellow card.
Somebody call the cops: Irish teens rough-housed by Finnish upstarts
There were a lot of ‘agricultural’ challenges in the 3-0 home loss.
Because he's retiring, here are 16 photos (and 1 video) of Ledley King defending like a boss
Let’s face it. If you don’t like Ledley, you don’t like football.
Cattermole: I only ever made one bad tackle
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.
My eyes! 'Nude Blacks' defeat Fiji
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.