Former rugby player goes viral after rescuing a sheep trapped in a wire fence

Former rugby player goes viral after rescuing a sheep trapped in a wire fence

A former professional rugby player has gone viral after rescuing a sheep that was stuck in a wire fence.

Nick Cummins is a former Australian rugby player and has won over a whole host of new and thirsty fans because of his heroic antics.

In a clip that has since gone viral across social media, Cummins came across a sheep in some difficulty as its head was stuck in a wire fence.

He then took it upon himself to rescue the animal, first by getting its head free and then by calming it down by turning it upside down and eventually using his strength to swing it over the barbed wire fence.

The sheep then happily ran off into the field, and Cumings saluted it on its way and told it, “you’re welcome”.

While Cummins originally posted the clip on his Facebook with the caption, “In NZ this would have gone down very differently”, it was reposted on Twitter by the account Dudes Posting Their W’s.

On Twitter, the two-minute clip has been viewed 12.6 million times and liked over 315,000 times.

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Many pointed out Cummins is in fact not only a rugby star but has also been seen on Australian reality TV, including the country’s own version of The Bachelor.

As the clip went viral, the thirsty tweets quickly came rolling in.

One person wrote: “this is, without a doubt, the hottest video i’ve ever seen.”

Someone else joked: “*dresses up like a sheep and gets head stuck in a fence*.”

Another said: “I just want this man to calmly and assuredly come free me from whatever existential fence I’m tangled in.”

Someone else commented: “If this is you dm me pls.”

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