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21 of the most controversial and thug-like incidents in rugby history

BY Shaywaterworth  ·  Sunday Oct 25, 2020

An eye-opening compilation of the most controversial and senseless moments in rugby has exposed the dark side of the sport and will leave some fans in shock.

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The four-minute video features 21 separate incidents on the field which range from unsportsmanlike cheating to pure thuggery.

Infamous moments including Neil Back’s ‘Hand of Back’ against Munster in the 2002 Heineken Cup final are included in the montage as well as some brutal assaults on officials, naughty behaviour from coaching staff and pathetic injury simulation.

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