first_imgTuesday Dec 11, 2012 Munster captain Doug Howlett chops Schalk Brits in two Round three of the Heineken Cup took place at the weekend, with one of the biggest match-ups being the clash between Munster and Saracens at Thomond Park. It didn’t disappoint, and served up this absolute beauty from Doug Howlett. ADVERTISEMENTIt wasn’t the highest scoring game we’ll see but it was a great contest, with Munster taking the spoils 15-9 through five Ronan O’Gara penalties. There was plenty to talk about – including Owen Farrell’s four missed penalties – but one of the moments of the match was this sensational tackle from the great former All Black, Doug Howlett.In the last few weeks, for whatever reason, there have been a number of incidents involving dirty play, citings, and the subsequent suspensions and derision from all sides of the planet.With that comes a sizeable element of negativity and it feels like almost every day RD posts stories about players getting in trouble (this week is no exception). Williams red card | Hartley citingWhether the game is becoming dirtier or the laws are making it tough to play, it’s taking away from the game we love and in many ways, can also give this website a bit of a bad look.So when Howlett made this solid, legal, bone-crunching hit on the always dynamic Schalk Brits, it brought with it a strange sense of joy. Not only did a winger absolutely lay into a forward, but the tackle was perfectly legal, and the officials stayed out of it despite Brits landing a bit awkwardly.The two sides meet again in Round 4 when Saracens host Munster at Vicarage Road on SundayADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Big Hits & Dirty Play Related Articles 22 WEEKS AGO This 2002 Scott Quinnell challenge would… 22 WEEKS AGO Du Preez cited for nasty head shot while… 23 WEEKS AGO Frustrated former England star sparks late… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyDoctors Stunned: She Removes Her Wrinkles With This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more