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These guys are good, good players, and if he doesn't realize he's got an opposition player who'll get under the ball before him and could likely be in the air at least 10 yards prior to contact, then the penalty/card is deserved. I might have left it to the red I guess, since he is still hoping to play the ball and it'd be insane to try and pretend to catch it in an effort at foul play - but then again, I've seen stranger things.
6 Days, 20 Hours ago
Both were obviously intentional in my opinion and neither were within the boundaries of acceptable rucking. You're legs shouldn't be pistoning up and down and the foot should be moving from forward to back, as if to roll the player towards you.
The first he steps (hard) twice in the same place where if he was just joining the ruck he would have been making an attempt to step over him. The second he is aiming outwards to just rake the back, rather than try and pull him back with his cleats on the side.
Penalties for sure, but borderline for a week suspension.
7 Months, 3 Days ago
I don't know, it almost looks like he's trying to bring it forward slightly with his left boot so he can put it back in front of him with his right. But, maybe he did hear a call from his support and figured he'd pop it up in the air on chance.
7 Months, 4 Days ago
A yellow would be a bit harsh unless there had been previous related infringements and they'd been warned about it. I could see that though if it was preventing a sure score or something and seen as cynical. Not sure of the context in this game though, and whether or not it warranted that on the basis of being within the 10 meters.
As far as Traille, disgraceful, and hopefully that's well remembered by any number of teams and he gets a nice hard hit to give him first hand experience of a situation that might warrant the look he had on his face.
7 Months, 3 Weeks ago
For better, or worse, or fun:
#1 North and Falau trading tries
#2 North carrying Falau after his tackle attempt
#3 Beale's slip (and their overall kicking that game)
9 Months, 1 Day ago
Sounds to me like the Crusaders shouldn't be blaming the security, they should be blaming their fans and being unable to breach the Force's defence.
11 Months, 4 Weeks ago
Deliberate? Probably not. Dangerous? Definitely yes. I'd say he's luck to have escaped further discipline at this point considering that has to be an area just like tip tackles where even if it isn't intended, you have to think of player safety first and your own team's advantage second. The ball being moved just prior to kicking him doesn't help his case either, as it moves from right beside the head to further away and it should have made him more mindful of the danger.
Step over and ruck (I'm sure he knows how to do that as a forward) should be his first instinct, not kick a ball close to a player's head.
1 Year, 17 Hours ago
Certainly nothing like the 'hurdle' he described. Perhaps another camera angle would reveal a different story (much the same as the try) but I can't even see that being so different to suggest he jumped or even ran with overly high knees into the tackle.
No try, no citing, all the right calls.
1 Year, 4 Days ago
I can see some appeal for the home, but the away? Yikes!
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