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Friday Mar 19, 2021

WATCH: Fans incensed as eye-gouging incident goes unpunished in Premiership clash

Newcastle Falcons winger Mateo Carreras has been called out by BT Sport pundit Austin Healey for a potential eye-gouge during Friday night’s Premiership clash against Wasps.

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The 21-year-old Argentine appeared to put his hand on the face of Wasps  winger Josh Bassett in the first half at Kingston Park but the incident wasn’t picked up by the officials.

During the half time break Healey said: “That is naughty, that is cheeky. That’s contact with the eye and some would call it gouging. Fair play to Bassett for not reacting, but you’re (Carreras) going to get a long ban for that.”

Carreras was not penalised for the incident and played the full game, but in the end it was Wasps who came away with an 18-20 win.

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