Hip-drop under rugby microscope after Lonergan injury

By Murray Wenzel
Updated March 31 2024 - 3:40am, first published 3:32am
Tate McDermott's controversial tackle on Brumbies' Lachlan Lonergan. (Darren England/AAP PHOTOS)
Tate McDermott's controversial tackle on Brumbies' Lachlan Lonergan. (Darren England/AAP PHOTOS)

Stephen Larkham has questioned whether rugby should join world sport's crackdown on hip-drop tackles after Lachlan Lonergan's "nasty" ankle injury likely ruled the Test hooker out for the season.

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