Check Out This Brutal Rugby Stiff Arm (GIF & Video)
Ah, the stiff arm. It’s a classic move of American football, but it is often employed to a much more brutal effect in rugby (just like everything else in rugby). Here’s a great example of the form, taken from a recent game.
The stiff arm comes courtesy of rugby player Sean O’Brien, who flattens an opponent with his giant left paw. It’s exactly the kind of high-impact meeting between two players that makes people love the game. You don’t often see players in any other sport go down that quickly and that hard, except maybe in boxing!
For your viewing pleasure, Sean O’Brien’s brutal rugby stiff arm can be seen in both GIF and video form below: