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Silvère Tian red carded for insulting referee Romain Poite

Thing is, this has happened before in football (soccer), where referees were "got" after the game. And by got, I mean got dead. So to dismiss this as a hot-headed player having a brainfart is dangerous. Because who knows if he didn't mean way after the game? As in follow him home from the stadium later. Too late then to say "Oh, we had no idea he meant that". If a player threatens an official with "justice" after the game has ended, I say let him go use his phenomenal ruck skills delivering pizza or flipping burgers. Rugby can afford to let him go.

2 Months, 2 Weeks ago

Life ban for horrific deliberate kick to the head by club player in Argentina

He's going to be older than Matfield when he returns.

2 Months, 2 Weeks ago

Silvère Tian red carded for insulting referee Romain Poite

The swearing is one thing, but the threat to "get him after the game" is a whole new level. And the fact that he tried to follow through on this should see him banned for a long time. If it were up to me, that would be the end of his season, an possibly next season too. Got to send the strongest possible message that if you pull that shit, your days as a pro rugby player are done.

2 Months, 2 Weeks ago

David Pocock suspended after choking Chiefs number eight

And carried on after they all hit the ground and no one was contesting the maul any longer. Not cool at all.

2 Months, 2 Weeks ago

Anthony Watson furious after receiving straight red card vs Saracens

If that's a red (which it probably is), then what is this mess from Argentina?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_4hV7wk3aU

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2 Months, 3 Weeks ago

Gilbert release the easier handling and far more visible Match XV Plus size ball

Can you imagine the poor hooker with his fat little sausage fingers trying to throw this into the lineout?

2 Months, 3 Weeks ago

Barnstorming Pierre Spies run sets up Bismarck du Plessis try

Big calves are a load of bull anyway.

2 Months, 3 Weeks ago

Barnstorming Pierre Spies run sets up Bismarck du Plessis try

Something like this?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gWzI0ygrI4

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2 Months, 4 Weeks ago

Barnstorming Pierre Spies run sets up Bismarck du Plessis try

What a cracking good try. I enjoyed the way Spies utilised both the traditional and the Samoan sidestep in that run. Two very big BOOOMS in that try - one by Spies and one by du Plessis.

2 Months, 4 Weeks ago

Josh Mann-Rea punches earn him a red card and 1 week ban

Looks to me like those rights struggled to make a serious impression on young Kebble.

3 Months, 4 Days ago