Who is the best tackler in the AFL?

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Put it out there
  1. rogiebear93

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    Mav Weller ain't bad either. Shame he's the second worst kick for goal in the comp.
     
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    Suprised no mention of Burgoyne

    He tackles you, you stay tackled. Perfect technique and aggression
     
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    Cyril. No one is as clinical at pining the arm and body at a great speed as he is.
     
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    There are only 3 certainties in life.... death, taxes, and if you take on Cyril Rioli in a contest it isn't going to end well for you.
     
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    Luke Hodge was always a fantastic tackler.

    Sticks them, would bring down anyone and he was always trying to hurt you too

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  7. Engimal v3

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    Swallow would have to up there. Averages almost 7 a game, higher than any other current player.
     
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    Title is ‘AFL’ not ‘VFL’ v3
     
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    Just screaming for that Powell-Pepper gif
     
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    Daylight? I reckon Mumford Cameron Viney Rioli Heeney etc can all have arguments against that. Townsend is up their with his rugby history.

    For anyone who remembers him and crows fans specifically. Aidan Riley was an animal nicknamed the pig.
     
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    What the **** are you talking about haha?
     

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    This highlight package starts with Walla stripping Martin

     
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    Sloane dog.
     
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    In the back.
     
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    Kyle Hartigan - most of his stick
     
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    Matt Priddis has the all time most tackles in vfl/afl history
     
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    Koby Stevens and Sam Gilbert not as prolific as Steele, but all 3 tackle fantastically well. Gilbert of course coming from Qld and having the rugby tackle and also long arms that just wrap around.
     
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    Has to be Cyril

    Charlie Cameron lays some nice tackles too
     
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    Matt Crouch's tackle that actually brought down Dusty + won a free. Pretty sure his the only bloke i've ever seen take down Dusty.
    Seems pretty good on the tackle from watching a few Adelaide games.

    Not many escape a Cyril Rioli tackle...
     
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    Cotch has been ferocious this season
     
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    I love watching Heeney's tackles. Smashes the opposition player. The umpire calls some of them dangerous though.
     
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    Would have to say....Rioli. Love them all!
     
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    He actually tackles properly so no. :rolleyes:
     
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    Jared Polec

    Especially in big moments
     
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