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Author Topic: O/t press golden boy gets red  (Read 559 times)

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Monte

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O/t press golden boy gets red
« on: Saturday 20-Oct-2018, 17:56* »
Danny lost his rag at Thomond Park and was sent off after29 minutes now will the journos understand?

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Brown Bottle

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Re: O/t press golden boy gets red
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 20-Oct-2018, 18:21* »
I thought he was sent off for a high tackle.

Quinten Poulsen

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Re: O/t press golden boy gets red
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 20-Oct-2018, 19:27* »
He didn't lose his rag at all. It was careless, and before the crackdown on head shots it would have been a nothing incident.

Bampotbill

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Re: O/t press golden boy gets red
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 20-Oct-2018, 19:36* »
Absolutely ridiculous card. Hate the bloke tbh but that was an awful decision

Samquin

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Re: O/t press golden boy gets red
« Reply #4 on: Saturday 20-Oct-2018, 19:40* »
Unfortunately for Cips the other player dipped and as a result his shoulder made contact with the head. However still a red in light of the current interpretation of the tackle laws. 

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Re: O/t press golden boy gets red
« Reply #5 on: Saturday 20-Oct-2018, 20:11* »
Players dipping into contact is no excuse, given it's what happens in the vast majority of tackle situations.

Cipriani tried to make a tackle while leading with his right shoulder and making no effort to wrap with the right arm. Shoulder -> jaw. Red card was fair.

RodneyRegis

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Re: O/t press golden boy gets red
« Reply #6 on: Saturday 20-Oct-2018, 20:18* »
What makes ball carriers think they have the right not to run upright into contact?
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Harlequinade

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Re: O/t press golden boy gets red
« Reply #7 on: Saturday 20-Oct-2018, 21:39* »
Gloucesterís captain, Ed Slater, said: ďThe referee said he felt there was shoulder contact to the head. For him that was enough to give a red card. He is the referee. Whether I agree with it or not doesnít matter. There were a few high shots during the game. Iím trying to work out what makes that one a lot more serious than some of the others.Ē
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JammyGit

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Re: O/t press golden boy gets red
« Reply #8 on: Saturday 20-Oct-2018, 21:46* »
Probably because there was no attempt to wrap.

Quins Head

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Re: O/t press golden boy gets red
« Reply #9 on: Saturday 20-Oct-2018, 22:23* »
But deliberately wrapping around someoneís neck is ok is it?

Gone

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Re: O/t press golden boy gets red
« Reply #10 on: Saturday 20-Oct-2018, 22:41* »
Danny lost his rag at Thomond Park and was sent off after29 minutes now will the journos understand?

He didnít - and no.

Cookie

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Re: O/t press golden boy gets red
« Reply #11 on: Sunday 21-Oct-2018, 09:31* »
Wrapping the arms wouldn't have saved him if the shoulder still hit the head.

As Flatman said at HT, we're going to go through some pain (i.e. 'controversial' red cards) until we get to a safer game. It's more to do with grassroots game than the professionals and protecting youngsters/amateurs.

Quins Head

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Re: O/t press golden boy gets red
« Reply #12 on: Sunday 21-Oct-2018, 12:22* »
My main problem is that CIOs was no where near as bad as the one st the end on Morgan so no consistency

JammyGit

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Re: O/t press golden boy gets red
« Reply #13 on: Sunday 21-Oct-2018, 16:15* »
That one on the end on Morgan was a seatbelt tackle rather than a shoulder to the jaw. If he'd been clocked in the jaw I'd have expected a red.

 

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