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Wallaby prop suspended after twice testing positive for cocaine use

Wish him all the best.

As im1 said quite a short ban compared to Matt Stevens.. to be honest as much as a ban is due, cocaine isn't particularly a performance enhancement drug and I think to be caught twice in a few months shows he has more of an issue with himself/headspace etc.

1 Day, 31 Minutes ago

Jody Jenneker loses his cool and swats Maxime Medard in a ruck

Didn't look like much wrong with his entry... He didn't target a head.. admittedly it wasn't technically great, but penalty at the most of that...

2 Days, 4 Hours ago

James Lowe dominates Simon Zebo for great try en route to win over Munster

Awesome offload by Lowe.

Not entirely sure Zebos ever been known for rock solid defence(?). I don't think he's bad in defence, but I don't know if I've ever heard much about defence as a point he excels in more than standard?

2 Days, 18 Hours ago

Jody Jenneker loses his cool and swats Maxime Medard in a ruck

Looked more like Medard hit him around the back of the ear with a strong palm... Hooker retaliates with a bit of a weak (but albeit probably painful) swing arm...

I can't see it being red personally...

2 Days, 18 Hours ago

Tevita Nabura sees red for shocking flying kick to Cam Clark's face

6 of one I guess... Days gone by this might have gone down as an accident...

Today I don't want holes in my face from someone's studs...

3 Days, 15 Hours ago

Rory Arnold walks after attempting to take Elton Jantjies' head off

I don't disagree with the first couple paragraphs.. it was hard to write my point and sort of explain what I mean because it's all based on a feeling as opposed to anything particularly tangible...

Players as you rightly said left the field without any argument...so he sort of did what he was always going to have to do...

I suppose it's just due process, but so much credit is given to the hearing process, I think purely giving the referee the respect of hearing him out might be just one of those unwritten things that I guess makes it less footballery..

3 Days, 15 Hours ago

Rory Arnold walks after attempting to take Elton Jantjies' head off

I totally agree with you. I can't describe it, but theres something a bit more, I dunno, acknowledging of the referees ruling by walking up to him, hearing him out and taking the punishment...

I know it all comes to the same thing in the end.. he walked off the pitch, but I don't know, maybe it's a role model case for showing the referee at least a bit of respect to his part in the game..

To be honest I really don't know exactly what I'm on about, as you said, this is better than arguing and at the end of the day he left the pitch as he was going to have to anyway... but it just doesn't sit right, sort of makes me think about a past instance when a player started walking off because they assumed they'd get a yellow, only to be called back and just given a talking to..

Maybe give the referee the courtesy of hearing him out?? I don't know...

4 Days, 4 Hours ago

Rory Arnold walks after attempting to take Elton Jantjies' head off

I think something should be added to the punishments of players that walk off like this..

I know it doesn't make much difference but standing up and facing the punishment... Idk, just seems a bit more accepting of the process than just a "ah fuck it, I'm off"..

4 Days, 17 Hours ago

Vincent Clerc OR Frédéric Michalak to hang up boots after Top 14 play-off

I'd like to see them both tearing the field up back in a French shirt to be totally honest...

...and seeing their past selections I think there is a small possibility...

1 Week, 13 Hours ago

Joe Moody elbow that sparked biggest comeback in Super Rugby history

Yeh that was BS, imo... Personally didn't see it as an offence at all and the ban was a huge joke..

1 Week, 1 Day ago