This Branco du Preez tackle on a 6 ft 5 powerhouse will remind you why you love rugby

first_imgThursday Feb 21, 2019 This Branco du Preez tackle on a 6 ft 5 powerhouse will remind you why you love rugby We all love a good underdog story and the beauty of rugby is that there is a time and place for everyone, regardless of size. Usually, it’s the little guys who get run over by the giants, but this time around, technique and heart proved victorious. ADVERTISEMENTCanada’s Adam Zaruba is a big unit. Standing at 6 ft5 and 120kg’s, he’s not only incredibly powerful but skilled too (remember this??).He was actually signed by the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFL, and while that hasn’t quite worked out yet, he’s clearly someone who has plenty to offer in both sports.South Africa’s 7s star Branco du Preez, on the other hand, is relatively tiny in comparison. Weighing in at just 72kgs and 5 ft 5 tall, Du Preez makes up for his lack of size with incredible speed and skill and is one of the Blitzbok’s most valuable playmakers and goalkickers.When the two players last came up against one another at the Las Vegas Sevens, it looked like there would be one clear winner, as Zaruba charged down the wing and got into position to do a Danny Barrett and flatten the smaller opposition.Du Preez had other ideas, as he got in low and drove with his legs, dumping Zaruba into touch with an inspirational tackle that defied the size difference between the two players.No fear, just heart and the knowledge that without his legs, Zaruba had nowhere to go.ADVERTISEMENTThe fifth leg of this season’s World Rugby Sevens Series kicks off next Friday, 1 March, in Las Vegas.The home side, the USA, won in Vegas last year so with them on rich hot form of late, including four runner up silver medals in succession, they will be looking to convert that to another series win in front of their loyal home fans.New Zealand and the USA are both on 76 points at the top of the table, followed by Fiji on 72 points.ADVERTISEMENTMUST WATCH: Zaruba’s incredible piece of skill from the Paris 7s in 2016 Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Big Hits & Dirty Play Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO Suspensions handed down after testicle grabbing… 26 WEEKS AGO The ‘double ruffle’ splits opinion with fans… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: The nastiest and most brutal moments… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! (Try Tonight)Smart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items With A Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more