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Luke Hamilton sings kids' song in unbelievable post match interview

A man with nothing to fear from head injuries.

Great stuff.

2 Days, 16 Hours ago

Francois Steyn red carded for attempting to take Johnny Sexton's head off

If your tackling action (ie you are virtually upright, your should hits their chest, but your head hits their head) is part of the considered circumstances, I believe.

World Rugby are trying to get people to tackle the way that we were taught in minis. Think of it that way. Hitting the ball with your chest to try and wrap it up is probably going to cause a head clash. In that event, you've endangered the player recklessly and may face sanction.

3 Days, 11 Hours ago

Francois Steyn red carded for attempting to take Johnny Sexton's head off

Man bended, man sorry.

3 Days, 11 Hours ago

Will Skelton carded for slap after theatrical James Davies fall

This makes me really angry, because World Rugby have made everything about 'outcomes' nowadays. The sanctions are worse if you injury someone. World Rugby, as we've been saying for a few years now, must take action to stamp out simulation.

Does anyone actually know how you go about bring new directives into the game? Who makes the decision? Who would need to be lobbied in order to make these changes?

3 Days, 12 Hours ago

Will Skelton carded for slap after theatrical James Davies fall

#PrayforJames

3 Days, 12 Hours ago

Francois Steyn red carded for attempting to take Johnny Sexton's head off

Not if it was an accident, but hitting them in the chest with your shoulder (which itself would of course be fine) would be an illegal action if your tackling action caused contact with the head. In short, your tackling technique failed to keep the tackled player safe, and is therefore punishable.

5 Days, 9 Hours ago

Francois Steyn red carded for attempting to take Johnny Sexton's head off

Any head clash is NOT a red card. Let's not go crazy about the new directives.

I agree, Steyn is a prat.

6 Days, 7 Hours ago

Barrington cleared while Barritt gets banned after no card

I'm check my phone first thing every morning to see if Nigel has sent me a reply about going for a beer, but still nothing.

1 Week, 3 Hours ago

Francois Steyn red carded for attempting to take Johnny Sexton's head off

Red card for thinking 'bended' is a word.

1 Week, 3 Hours ago

Courtney Lawes trademark hit demolishes scrumhalf Will Cliff

Stroudos is right, DrG. Sounds like you're about to break down sobbing and asking "why did she leave?"

1 Week, 1 Day ago