Tackle like Farrell? Rassie makes his point

Rex Christensen
November 8, 2018

The video is proving popular on social media after the controversial finish to the Test match between England and South Africa at Twickenham on Saturday, when Australia referee Angus Gardner failed to penalise Owen Farrell for tackling Esterhuizen in the 84th minute without appearing to use his arms.

The match-defining moment has many wondering about the interpretations of the law.

Farrell is now free to face the All Blacks at Twickenham on Sunday morning (NZT).

"If you watch that full speed, he has a big runup on me and we both bounce off each other and end up on the floor", Farrell said post-game.

"The injury is not as bad as we initially thought and we will give Eben time until Tuesday to prove his fitness", said Erasmus.

"To tackle a guy like André and stop him in his tracks is unbelievable".

Faf de Klerk has answered an SOS from South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus.

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As you can see, Erasmus clearly tells Esterhuizen that he is not tackling right, showing instead he should be hitting around the chest area instead.

Austin Healey's response to the video made us laugh!

"I think we are getting there, and we are working on how to vary our game so that we can constantly look for opportunities".

Nevertheless, the game ended in controversy as Farrell was the subject of a TMO decision after a potentially unsafe tackle on Andre Esterhuizen allowed the hosts to regain possession and kick the ball out of play.

Rassie teaches the "Farrell tackle"!

Many similar instances, though, have resulted in penalties and cards.

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