Badge I'm willing to concede that I got it wrong re the yellow for the DC tackle and then consequently for the sending off and I shouldn't be handing out gratuitous advice to the Boks who played really well and are 50% responsible for giving me/us a great spectacle which I agree would have been fairer 15 on 15. »
sure I take back my comments on the Bok players, most of whom showed admirable restraint except for the No 3 who was trying to be the big man pulling a guy out and keeping on with it till he got him to the ground for doing nothing more than he was doing himself. To tell the truth I don't know who started the fight - maybe it was just a bit of push and shove -I will have another look
He's looking for foul play AFTER what he is convinced is a high, dangerous shot. If he finds it he will reverse the penalty. Try listening to what he says and then maybe you won't need to have it explained to you.
Well the tackle was not legal, as judged by the ref. He then asked the TMO about foul play after the high shot and I daresay, if there had been any by the ABs, he would have reversed the penalty, but as you may have noticed, the ABs predominantly don't have that aspect to their play, they are too busy putting on moves and split second timed passes. That's why they get intercepted a bit by skilful opposition backs, but generally their good enough to absorb those intercepts.