ADVERTISEMENT
RugbyDump
REGISTER
LOGIN
ADVERTISEMENT
RugbyDump
Tuesday Apr 9, 2019

Faf de Klerk gets the better of Kyle Sinckler as prop loses his cool directly in front of the referee

Harlequins prop Kyle Sinckler had a match he’d rather forget on Friday night, as his side went down 28-17 to Sale Sharks and not only did his pack struggle at scrum time, but he was also sin-binned for a fairly petulant attack on outstanding scrumhalf, Faf de Klerk.

ADVERTISEMENT

The England prop had a number of indiscretions during the Six Nations and has shown that he has the ability to get wound up fairly easily.

WATCH: Latest Kyle Sinckler antics provoke stern Nigel Owens lecture

We saw that at the AJ Bell stadium as frustration got the better of him eventually, after he had attempted to get the speedy South African number nine on more than one occassion.

Eventually, after De Klerk appeared to take a bit of a shot off the ball and complained to the touch judge, Sinckler decided to ‘slap the South African in the tummy’.

“It was a needless yellow card for Kyle. There’s nothing I can do today and during the game,” said Quins’ Paul Gustard.

“Kyle’s a British Lion, he’s an exceptional player and he’s a key player for us. Unfortunately, he gave away a couple of penalties but he’ll grow and get better for that. I’ve no issues with Kyle’s discipline but today he got a couple of things wrong. That’s what happens in rugby, people get things wrong and it’s unfortunate, and it’s cost us a bit today, but not specifically from Kyle’s incident.”

As a typical scrumhalf, De Klerk was quick to continue the cheek, pointing out to Sinckler that his slap was directly in front of referee Wayne Barnes. A yellow card followed.

ADVERTISEMENT

Springbok De Klerk had earlier in the match brilliantly prevented Harlequins from going 14-0 up when he got underneath Danny Care to prevent a certain try (see below).

Related Articles

  • 27 WEEKS AGO

    Five minutes of brutal Kwagga Smith aggression...

  • 28 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: Unnecessary tackle on Lawes sees yellow...

  • 28 WEEKS AGO

    These could be rugby's most blatant red card...



ADVERTISEMENT

Great Tries

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Watch: Blues score two STUNNING tries against Queensland Reds

  • 4 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: Racing 92 know how play ‘GORGEOUS’ rugby

  • 4 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: Teddy Thomas rinses defence with BLISTERING pace

  • 6 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: Every Ulster try scored in Europe this season..and it’s glorious!

  • 6 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: Fijian Drua show RIDICULOUS skillset and can score from anywhere

View All

Big Hits & Dirty Play

  • 4 DAYS AGO

    Fans outraged after shocking Owen Farrell moment

  • 5 DAYS AGO

    WATCH: Big Rugby Collision In South African Schools Match

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    WATCH: Sickening Shot Leaves Motionless

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Hardest hit of all time

  • 4 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: Duhan Van der Merwe makes INCREDIBLE try saving tackle

View All

See It To Believe It

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Hooker scores masterful try

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Tadhg Furlong produces one of the best ever passes by a forward

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Hardest hit of all time

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Leicester Tigers respond to hilarious fan incident

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Thrilling clash between Munster and Toulouse settled by a place kick shootout

View All

Funnies

  • 6 DAYS AGO

    WATCH: First It Was BoJo Now It's ScoMo

  • 4 WEEKS AGO

    Dad and 7 sons in Ireland forward pack

  • 4 WEEKS AGO

    Shocking mistake by Brumbies fullback prevents a certain try

  • 4 WEEKS AGO

    Ellis Genge hits back at Brian Moore

  • 4 WEEKS AGO

    Rugby was too violent, says UFC legend

View All

Amateur

  • 4 WEEKS AGO

    Watch: Epic Speech Epitomises Rugby Values

  • 6 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: Epic touchline conversion from Tighthead seals the deal

  • 14 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: Veteran props compared to Tadhg Furlong in new viral video

  • 81 WEEKS AGO

    Viral video of Scottish club brawl goes down a storm with rugby community

  • 118 WEEKS AGO

    RUGBYDUMP BLITZ: This Best of the Week round up is sure to entertain you

View All

Player Features

  • 5 HOURS AGO

    James Haskell sends twitter into another meltdown

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Harlequins full-back to leave at the end of the season

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Fans shocked after some huge recalls in the England squad

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Huge opportunity for young prodigy

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    All Black World Cup winners teaming up in the USA

View All