Watch: Aussie rugby player gets demolished by much larger opponent

If you think football players hit hard, check out this brutal tackle in a rugby match in Australia.

The University of Queensland rugby team is — according to Wikipedia — nicknamed the Red Heavies.

A Sunnybank player had the misfortune of running into the heaviest last weekend.

The poor guy was running sideways in search of a passing target when he was planted into the ground by Queensland's No. 16 — whom The Big Lead speculates is a kid named Kieran FitzGibbon.

The Sunnybank player remained down on the turf, and — adding insult to injury — his team was called for a penalty just seconds later.

Queensland took possession and immediately sprinted the length of the field for a try.

The game was closer than it looked, Queensland came away with the 38-31 win over Sunnybank.

Check out the huge hit in the video below:


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