The stunning tackle knockout that sent Australian rugby into despair

Reece Walsh received a heavy blow to the jaw which left him unconscious on the field; Chilling scenes and expulsion of the architect of the foul.

Reece Walsh is treated on the field of play (Cameron Spencer/Getty Images).

A terrible moment was experienced at National Rugby League, the First Division league Australia, where a player ends up passed out after being hit in the chin by a tackle and he needs to be treated without reaction on the playing field. It is in the meeting between Blues and Maroons wherein Joseph Sua’ali’i The figure of the Maroons approached him, Reece Walshand his shoulder struck him directly on the head, causing a dangerous whiplash.

The author of the foul six minutes into the game was immediate sent off by referee Ashley Klein, while the condition of his victim caused despair for several minutes, until he was completely removed from the field.

Reece Walsh
Reece Walsh, after a violent tackle by Joseph Sua’ali’i (Cameron Spencer/Getty Images).

In the consciousness of the player, the doctors checked his injuries, which fortunately were not serious, but was classified as “category 1”, which does not indicate an immediate referral to a hospital, although it was clear that he could not continue playing the match that his team finally won 38-10.

Happy ending and effects

Later, Reece Recovering, she was able to approach the audience and hug her little daughter. after the intense shock he must have felt because of the situation his father had been in. “This is my little Leila, she is my equal and she is my rock. He is the reason I went out and wore this t-shirt”, he said to those present.

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Reece Walsh and his little daughter Leila after the scare (Cameron Spencer/Getty Images).

Regarding the foul, Walsh tried to minimize what happened, protected by the brotherhood of sport: “I got hit in the chin, huh. It’s all part of the game, so it was an accidental hit and I had to keep rolling with the punches. I really don’t want to comment too much on that… I just have to go out there and keep playing. We keep adapting and when adversity comes, we let it go.”

For your part Sua’ali’i, who could be suspended for four games, He referred to the event on his Instagram account: Find emotions. Frustrated, I let my siblings, my family, and my status fall. Blessed and honored to wear the blue jersey.” And in front of the press, he expanded: “I didn’t mean to do that.. I went in there to hug him and I accidentally hit him on the head. I hope you are good. I hope your family is fine. I didn’t mean to hit him on the head. I haven’t gotten around to it yet, but it’s something I’m going to do.”.

Source: Tycsports

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