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This Is Why Streaking During A Rugby Match Is Never A Good Idea

London Welsh's Chris Hala’ufia decided to help the stewards remove the naked gentleman from the pitch.

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During Saturday’s Aviva Premiership match between London Welsh and Leicester, someone thought it would be a great idea to take off all their clothes and run on to the pitch.

In fact, it looked extremely painful.

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The player involved was London Welsh's Chris Hala'ufia, and the picture of him tackling the streaker was one of the sporting highlights of the weekend.

The Tongan No. 8 didn't actually make it to the end of the game himself – he was sent off for illegally tackling Leicester's Laurence Pearce then shoving his head into the ground.

London Welsh went on to lose the game 38–17.

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