Best big hits of the modern era

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  1. Grapple

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    For every awesome Matai hit there was always the following image....

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    He was a bit of a grub but put his body on the line and was bloody entertaining.
     
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    Looks like I missed the point.
     
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    Big bad Josh Miller. What a lovable psychopath!!
     
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    I’m not sure if the video was ever online but probably the best tackle I’ve seen was Lincoln Withers on a Matt Utai kick return. Utai at the Dogs but can’t remember which club Withers was at.

    Not sure if anyone else saw/remembers but he was first to meet a rampaging Utai with a full head of steam in his prime, and picked him and drove through with the legs. Withers was a small bloke but it was ruthless.

    It probably doesn’t qualify in terms of hurt on the defender but it was a great tackle and the type you’d coach young kids rather than lining up and blindsiding guys like a lot of these.
     
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    The real question here is simply which of Matai's hits was his best.
     
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  9. gUt

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    Matai was a great blindside, outside in merchant. Tony Carroll did the same thing but from front on.

     
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    Probably when Withers was at Canberra. Pound for pound he was a tough merkin.
     
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    Nathan Brown on Dylan Napa, Round 10 2017 -

     
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    Dylan Napa on Dunamis Lui, Round 23 2018 -
     
  15. Perth Tiger

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    It is from earlier but someone needs to post the cop that, cop that big time hit!
     
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    Dylan walker after someone took the xbox controller off him
     
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    :joy::joy::joy:

    Shifty sheens had some fckd benches but I'm pretty sure Marshall and Ellis were injured at that point. Fittingly the guy who filled in for Ellis messed up the scrum
     
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    Ben Te'o levelling Matt Groatesque.
     
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    Wow. The title actually mentioned Ben Lowe's name. Best shot he ever put on but listening to any commentators or panellists after it happened only Sam Burgess ever existed that day
     
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    Yet to see the Carroll hit but this was video of the thread. Anyone else who had posted a 3 min vid for 1 hit should be shot ffs.

    Also f*ckk this thread is the best, and also I don't think 1 human suffered a neck injury in the NRL from a shoulder charge so bring it back ffs
     

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