first_imgFriday Aug 17, 2018 Winger discovers why you shouldn’t run at midfield tank Levi Aumua The Tasman Makos upset Canterbury with a convincing 25-17 win in Blenheim, avenging their loss in last year’s Mitre 10 Cup final. There were a number of debutants on show, but it was the reigning champs’ first loss in the opening game of the tournament in six years.One of the tackles of the match came from 116KG midfield monster Levi Aumua. He was helped ever so slightly by debutant winger Solomon Alaimalo, but it certainly gave Canterbury’s young Braydon Ennor something to think about. Unfortunately for Ennor, who did look dangerous with ball in hand at times, his night was summed up by getting smashed again a bit later, that time on the line and again by another back.While the final result may make it look like a close run thing, it was anything but, as the scoreline was flattered by two late tries when Tasman were down a man to the sin bin. They led at 22-3 at one stage.Powerful centre Aumua crossed for a try of his own earlier in the match, with one of the other highlights being Quinten Strange’s try, which came from a long left to right pass by hooker Andrew Makalio, who went on to pick up man of the match.Alaimalo himself finished off a lovely try, on a night that certainly belonged to the Makos.See the big tackle below and match highlights under thatMatch highlights:credit: allblacksADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Big Hits & Dirty Play Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO Suspensions handed down after testicle grabbing… 26 WEEKS AGO The ‘double ruffle’ splits opinion with fans… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: The nastiest and most brutal moments… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! (Try Tonight)Smart 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