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Brodie Retallick issued off-field yellow card for tip tackle on Andries Bekker

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here is the memo issued to all refs prior to the RWC.
I guess what is pertanent here is taht the law doesnt mention this directly but the memo does, is that a player whose legs are brought above the horizontal in a tackle is deemed to have been tip or spear tackled.
As a ref we are constantly being told that you cannot ref intent, so take that out of any arguement for and against right away

2 Years, 1 Month ago

Brodie Retallick issued off-field yellow card for tip tackle on Andries Bekker

As a referee I cant understand how the match officials missed this, particularly the nearside tj whose job is to trail the play watching for incidents off the ball. Shouldve been a yellow at the time by the letter of the laws of the game.
Yes all refs are assessed game by game and even more strenuously at international level. Given Rollys blue with the subs in the aussie match on top of this you may see him fall in the pecking order a bit.

2 Years, 1 Month ago

 
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