Red was very harsh really, it was clumsy and a yellow card at most. He probably should have tried to stop a bit earlier but then again it can't be easy stopping that frame at that speed. You'd have to be a seriously messed up person to want to kick someone's head, not to mention seriously stupid considering how many cameras are on you at the time »
The thing is, the players Lomu came up against are physically nothing like the players Savea comes up against today. Players these days are bigger, more powerful and are arguably more developed in every aspect of the game, yet Savea still makes mince meat out of a lot of them. It's hard to say as to whether Lomu would have the same impact today as he did back then. I guess you could with how coaching has evolved over the years that he would have also developed accordingly.
Obviously some people think the timing is fine and others don't. My point is we see a fair amount of tackles with this 'timing' (hence the 'last defender' point) in the game and for some reason this is one that a large number of people have decided to be outraged with. It seems to me that it's purely because Lawes is involved. »