Who is the best tackler in the AFL?

Discussion in 'AFL - The Australian Football League' started by rogiebear93, Oct 6, 2017.

Put it out there
  1. Percel

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    Rockliff is pretty good. Mumford and Merrett too.
     
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    Priddis is about the only person I saw to make quality tackles stick on both Dusty and Fyfe on the reg. Not fast or fancy but by the gods that man could put a vice like tackle on anyone and come out the winner.
     
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    Damn, i never player at the elite level, but i loved to tackle.
     
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    I cant recall Dusty ever actually tackling anyone.. ever

    Just saying..

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    More tackles per game than e.g. West Coast's b&f winner.
     
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    If the thread's about most effective/hard and not most prolific - Nic Naitanui, by a long way. If he catches you, you are in a world of hurt.
     
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    One from left field- Jacob Townsend.
     
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    Definitely Cyril
     
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    Isn't Nahas' tackle quite a thing to behold?
     
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    Townsend has knocked himself out laying tackles before. I rate his attack though.
     
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    Priddis' massive hands help.
     
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    Yeh - not a very transparent attempt at another 'Cyril is great' thread.

    Bit like the Richmond 'Who is the best/worst' threads being started this week.
     
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    Media probably say it's Joel Selwood as his the greatest tough man to play the game.
     
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    Steele is very good and always has been. I actually think Jake Barrett was better as a tackler with us. Steele has other attributes though.
     
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    I was at this game and will always remember this tackle.

     
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    Cyril and Tippa both have excellent techniques when you consider how often they attack a player from behind yet almost never get called for in the back.
     
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