Massive Super Rugby Tackle of the Week Goes to Tongan Thor [Video]

The Reds’ new secret weapon delivers a thundering hit on Duncan Matthews.

While only 21-year-old, Taniela Tupou is a big man. At 135kgs, the Tongan-born Reds hooker prop became an internet sensation thanks to his schoolboy highlights, but has since made a successful transition to the Reds senior team in Super Rugby.

Showing how mobile he is around the park (and how much damage he can do), Tupou tracked down Bulls winger Duncan Matthews this past weekend, and put in a bone-crunching tackle that saw Matthews (weighing in at 88kgs) go end-over-end.

Check it out below:

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