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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.

It didn’t end well.

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In fact, it looked extremely painful.

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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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.

Anyway, given how much attention the Hala'ufia pictures got, we thought we'd share some more images of streakers being tackled.

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Being tackled while naked and on your phone is pretty impressive.

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Fine technique here.

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Not so much here.

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And of course, one should never forget former Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds' reaction to meeting this streaker.

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Richard James is the News Director for BuzzFeed Australia and is based in Sydney.

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