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Tackler almost hurdled but still sent off for dangerous play

James Haskell got it 100% right....

3 Months, 1 Week ago

Faf de Klerk massive carry knocks out Danny Cipriani amidst dramatic finish

Yupp, in his recommendation to the referee the TMO made it very clear that the player definitely didn't know about the player on the ground and that it was unintentional but still reckless.

Might as well close the door and switch off the lights if this is the direction rugby is going in.

4 Months, 4 Days ago

Faf de Klerk massive carry knocks out Danny Cipriani amidst dramatic finish

True. But why are there so many inconsistencies with referees and TMOs? Last weekend during the Stormers/Bulls match a Bulls player failed to immediately sack a Stormers lineout maul and ended up on the ground under the maul. With the maul moving forward PS du Toit accidentally stamped on the Bulls player's head. Replays showed that there was no way for du Toit to know of the player beneath him but the TMO still saw fit to give him a yellow card for 'accidental foul play.'

Now, I'm not saying this could have been a yellow as well, but you'd think, with World Rugby so hell bent on player safety, the TMO would have at least had a second look at it.

4 Months, 5 Days ago

Faf de Klerk massive carry knocks out Danny Cipriani amidst dramatic finish

Leading with the elbow?

4 Months, 5 Days ago

Andries Coetzee has reinvented the wheel with inexplicable passing technique

Wynand Olivier 2.0..... Great Super Rugby player but average at international level.

5 Months, 2 Weeks ago

Mitchell Hunt extra-time heroics awarded NZ Sporting Moment of 2017

Mike Hunt?

6 Months, 3 Days ago

Allister Coetzee is officially out, but SA Rugby refuse to name successor

They can bring in the best coaching team in the world, as long as their policies remain things will never get better. Who wants to coach a team where you are not allowed to select the best players?

6 Months, 1 Week ago

Ruan Pienaar's controversial stalling asks questions about the spirit of the law

A prop running from his own tryline to go and take a conversion after a teammate scored? Will still only leave him with about 5 seconds to take the kick.....

6 Months, 1 Week ago

Ruan Pienaar's controversial stalling asks questions about the spirit of the law

People on here calling for the time to be cut down to 30 seconds..... Put yourself in this hypothetical scenario: You are the goalkicker of your team, your team is 6 points down and you are defending for dear life on your own tryline, the pass goes wide and you intercept and run all of 95 meters to score in the corner as the cross defense didn't allow you to go under the posts. You're lying on the ground trying to catch your breath and the ref says: "Ok mate, you have 30 seconds to take the conversion."

6 Months, 1 Week ago

2017 in Review: How the leading coaches fared this season

Spot the coach appointed by politicians coaching a team selected by politicians....

8 Months, 4 Days ago