Some huge tackles from Fiji against Scotland today, including hard hit on Adam Hastings - Ruck

Some huge tackles from Fiji against Scotland today, including hard hit on Adam Hastings

Fiji were not messing about against Scotland today with a number of huge tackles against their opposite numbers.

Two of the standout hits were Vinaya Habosi folding Duhan van der Merwe before Ratu Rotuisolia smashed Adam Hastings.


Tackle on van der Merwe:

Tackle on Hastings:

One fan wrote: “The Fijians may have fallen for the dummy the first time, they weren’t going to make the same mistake!,”

“Adam Hastings getting crumpled like cheap foil. Brutal, and entirely legal, stuff from Fiji,” said a second.

A third wrote: “Oof, Adam Hastings knocked into the middle of next week,:

Adam Hastings facts:

  1. Hastings played rugby at school for George Watson’s College in Edinburgh and with Millfield School in Somerset, England
  2. He received his first senior cap against Canada on 9 June 2018
  3. Hastings is the son of ex-Scotland international rugby union captain Gavin Hastings; and the nephew of ex-Scotland international rugby unionplayer Scott Hastings
  4. He has represented Scotland Schools at javelin at under 17

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