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Watch: Gio Aplon’s Amazing Try For Grenoble V Stade Rochelais

Former South African full-back Gio Aplon scored an absolutely scintillating try in France’s Top 14 for his club FC Grenoble against visitors Stade Rochelais. Aplon evaded four tackles on his way to the try line, helping his club to an early lead. However, despite the heroics of the elusive Springbok and his dancing feet, Grenoble went on to lose the …

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Watch: Ten Of International Rugby’s Greatest Ever Tap Tackles

LONDON - MARCH 6: Jason Robinson of England is tap tackled by Ireland's Peter Stringer during the RBS Six Nations match between England and Ireland at Twickenham on March 6, 2004 in London. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

We all enjoy a crunching tackle as much as beautifully-crafted try, but humble tap tackles so often go unrecognised as moments of superb athleticism, wonderful vision and the greatest weapon in the armoury of last-ditch defence. Let’s look at just ten of the best tap tackles seen on a professional rugby field: 10) Joe Worsley on Vincent Clerc, 2007 Often …

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Watch: Why England Centre Henry Slade Is Creating So Much Hype

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 31: Henry Slade of England runs with the ball during the Rugby Union International match between England and the Barbarians at Twickenham Stadium on May 31, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

With promising young English centre Henry Slade ruled out of the Six Nations in its entirety, Eddie Jones relied on fly-half Owen Farrell to fill the gap at 12, with Bath’s Ollie Devoto and Wasps’ Elliot Daly covering from the bench. However, Exeter’s tyro is back from injury and ready to show what he can offer the national side once …

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Watch: Five Reasons Why Elliot Daly Is So Highly Rated

COVENTRY, ENGLAND - JANUARY 23: Elliot Daly of Wasps pushes forward during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Wasps and Leinster Rugby at Ricoh Arena on January 23, 2016 in Coventry, England. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)

England fans have been clambering to demand Elliot Daly’s inclusion in an England match day squad and head coach Eddie Jones has finally given him his chance. Paul Wassell has trawled the internet to find five videos that showcase his talent and the skills that he can bring to the international game. _____ 5. Daly’s Form This Season Here, Daly …

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