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Watch: Another weekend another questionable red card

Will Spencer was given a red card in the Wasps v Leicester game earlier. Wasps won the contest 41-35 🗣 "We have a responsibility to tackle low." "He's 6 foot 7!" 🗣 "We have to protect the players. It's a red card." "Rugby's changed! Rugby's changed!" Will Spencer was shown a red card for a high tackle, but not everybody …

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Wallabies v Pumas, Cbus Super Stadium

Loose forward David Pocock and fullback Israel Folau were declared fit enough to be included in the starting XV for their Rugby Championship clash against Argentina on Saturday. Both players missed the clash against South Africa last weekend due to injuries. However Folau will be on the wing as coach Michael Cheika opted to keep Dane Haylett-Petty at fullback after …

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Despite ban, Bastareaud named in Toulon squad

It seems that the French giants Toulon have named Mathieu Bastareaud in their extended squad for there clash this weekend against Stade Francais despite the France international being suspended. The big centre was sent off last week for his violent actions during Toulon’s game against Castres as shown below: 🎥 Hot-headed Bastareaud sees red! Toulon captain, Mathieu Bastareaud, received a …

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All Blacks v Springboks, Westpac Stadium, Wellington

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus made three changes to his starting side and one positional switch ahead of their Rugby Championship match against the All Blacks in Wellington on Saturday. Centre Jesse Kriel moves to the right wing in the place of injured Makazole Mampimpi who returned to South Africa already. He was injured during last weekend’s match against Australia. Lukhanyo …

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