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Joe Marler could be in trouble again after appearing to kick an opponent in the head

I was tempted.... But figured my wife might see the comment and clout me...

2 Months, 3 Days ago

Jason Emery suspended for 4 weeks for dangerous challenge on Willie le Roux

Ummm... French never throw punches... Name one case??

2 Months, 3 Days ago

Joe Marler could be in trouble again after appearing to kick an opponent in the head

Totally agree. I think perhaps there was a couple incidents which were more or less typical of any front row players greeting each other..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4cZXpcQwZ-0

I think the other one was Rob Vickers punching Marler but with no reaction.

Either way I think it was fairly innocuous and really everything was somewhat understandable. Marler grabbed Ayerzas' head guard which was sort of unnecessary rucking, for which I can understand Ayerza grappling... then from there I think Marler has to be cleared of further wrong doing.

I don't like seeing any players getting into these sort of funks, especially when they're all somewhat stupid petulant actions. (Not watering down the kick, but it wasn't the worst thing I've seen).

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2 Months, 3 Days ago

Joe Marler could be in trouble again after appearing to kick an opponent in the head

He seems stuck in a rut of idiocy. I'd agree with your comments about him rising, it was interesting to see, he was a great player going from strength to strength, but currently it's almost as if his attitude since pulling on an England shirt has changed, he's become more stupidly aggressive.

Far cries from the boy with the silly sponsors shaved into his hair...

He's been cited btw..

2 Months, 3 Days ago

Owen Farrell yellow carded for knocking out Dan Robson with sickening clash

To be fair all those assertions were probably going through Poites' head anyway... that's how he came to the conclusion of a yellow...

2 Months, 3 Days ago

Owen Farrell yellow carded for knocking out Dan Robson with sickening clash

I do agree with you there Oliver (hooray!!), I think perhaps as above, silently commending might be a bit better... but I wouldn't hop up to Farrell and pat him on the back about it..

What I want to see more of, is players accepting situations and walking away, rather than appealing, or moaning, or shaking heads and grunting etc etc.

As for your spelling, honestly your English is far better than my French! :)

2 Months, 3 Days ago

Willie le Roux survives horror landing as Jason Emery sees red

Fortunately he kneed himself in the face... I guess that's what stopped him biting a chunk out of his own arse....

2 Months, 4 Days ago

Owen Farrell yellow carded for knocking out Dan Robson with sickening clash

Erm, Silvere Tian?

I agree perhaps it's odd commending something that should be a given, such as "Well done scrum half, you put the ball into the scrum straight".....yeah, seems odd...

But I see what Dan is saying, we've had too many antics creeping into the game of late and I suppose someone walking off when they feel they've not done wrong is a show of respect towards the official - which should be somewhat commended... evenly silently...

2 Months, 4 Days ago

Jason Emery suspended for 4 weeks for dangerous challenge on Willie le Roux

Thank goodness he wasn't French...

2 Months, 4 Days ago

Owen Farrell yellow carded for knocking out Dan Robson with sickening clash

Yellow card is probably about right if we take into account that players have an unwavering duty of care to others...

Looked painful though!

2 Months, 4 Days ago