Do Not Sell My Personal Information
ADVERTISEMENT
RugbyDump RugbyDump
Sunday Aug 18, 2019

Wales punish Watson before he even reaches the sin bin

Wales punish Watson before he even reaches the sin bin

Wales beat England 13-6 at the Principality Stadium on Saturday to put their World Cup preparations back on track.

ADVERTISEMENT

This win has not only cancelled out England’s 33-19 win at Twickenham last weekend, but handed Wales top spot on the World Rugby rankings list.

There was only one try in the physical encounter in Cardiff but this yellow card for England winger Anthony Watson was one of the biggest talking points:

Watson rushed up in defence to tackle Hadleigh Parks but was given a sin bin for a deliberate knock on in the 31st minute.

But before Watson had even exited the field Wales had taken a quick penalty, leading to a break down the right wing. Wales fly halt Dan Biggar then made full use of a high tackle advantage to deliver a perfectly executed cross-field kick for George North to score in the space left vacant by Watson.

Full match highlights are available below:

ADVERTISEMENT

Related Articles

  • 20 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: Experts explain what actually happens...

  • 20 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: Leigh Halfpenny makes yet another...

  • 21 WEEKS AGO

    Parisse alley-oop magic sets up brilliant...



ADVERTISEMENT

Great Tries

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    The historic 1997 tour to South Africa featured some of the most memorable Lions tries ever seen

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Delicate reverse kick leads to entertaining try for star studded team in Japan

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    De Allende shows his class as Munster dominate Leinster

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Fantastic montage shows why Tomos Williams cannot be overlooked by Warren Gatland for Summer tour

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Fiji star Tuisova humiliates Clermont defence with amazing 60-metre try

View All

Big Hits & Dirty Play

  • 13 HOURS AGO

    Senatla suspended after horrific flip that nearly ended terribly

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Another red card for striking leaves Andre Esterhuizen facing more time off

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: Pure head-loss from Rebels star leads to punches in Super Rugby AU

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Brutal breakdown stamping in 2003 shows just how much the game has changed in two decades

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Matu'u bemused by his ban after footage shows latest unpunished Owen Farrell shot

View All

See It To Believe It

  • 1 DAY AGO

    Two of SA's fastest men collide with unbelievable 360 flip that has unsurprising outcome

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Defence gone missing as basketball style scoreline entertains in MLR clash

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: Simon Zebo robbed blind by Antoine Dupont

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Fantastic montage shows why Tomos Williams cannot be overlooked by Warren Gatland for Summer tour

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Fascinating player cam shows every emotion of Damian McKenzie's latest match-winner

View All

Funnies

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    THROWBACK: That time Jason Eaton violated Brent Ward on camera

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: Joe Marler goes full nause on Blair Cowan in Premiership clash

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: JP Doyle puts MLR players in their place with authoritative return to refereeing

  • 3 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: Comedy gold as close range 'falcon' gifts Brumbies try in Super Rugby AU match

  • 3 WEEKS AGO

    Lions coaching staff announcement elicits some amused responses from fans

View All

Amateur

  • 26 WEEKS AGO

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

  • 63 WEEKS AGO

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

  • 64 WEEKS AGO

    RD BLITZ - Disaster, just when it looked so promising...

  • 64 WEEKS AGO

    That glorious moment that will live on forever, like it or not

  • 64 WEEKS AGO

    RD Blitz - PROP'S Lionel Messi wizardy creates incredible try

View All

Player Features

  • 10 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: Bumping off tacklers and taking high balls, Rob Kearney had an impressive Super Rugby debut

  • 16 WEEKS AGO

    Brian Moore on money in modern rugby and how it should never be compared to 'outlier' football

  • 17 WEEKS AGO

    Tuisova's wrecking ball montage will make you grateful you never made it as a pro

  • 23 WEEKS AGO

    New Zealand rugby pod admit Owen Farrell is world class

  • 23 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: Bath prop launches Amazon documentary focused on those from non-traditional backgrounds

View All
Wales punish Watson before he even reaches the sin bin | RugbyDump - Rugby News & Videos