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Saturday Dec 5, 2020

WATCH: The Wallabies red card tackle which has angered fans and former players

Wallabies lock Lukhan Salakaia-Loto has received heavy criticism for his “dull” red card against Argentina on Saturday.

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The Queensland Reds second row came off the bench for Rob Simmonds in the 51st minute and was sent off just nine minutes later for a high shot on Los Pumas flanker Santiago Grondona.

Salakaia-Loto’s shoulder made contact with Grondona’s head leaving referee Angus Gardner no option but to show a red card.

Former England and Gloucester winger James Simpson-Daniel described the challenge as “dull” on Twitter.

The game finished 16-16 at Bankwest Stadium meaning the Wallabies have finished bottom of the Tri-Nations and full match highlights are available below:

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