rugby world cup 2019

Farrell escapes ban over Twickenham tackle; free to face All Blacks

By Mitch Phillips

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50/50 call imo. I think Farrell genuinely tried to wrap his arm(s) around Estheruizen. Defo not a clear shoulder charge & tackle wasn't high either.

Surprised Gardner -who's a soft ref- saw it that way though.

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Not a card. Probably a penalty.

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Wow. We posted at about the same time with different opinions! I didn't see your post until I had posted mine.

I don't think he tried to wrap his arms. Check out this shot.

Plus, as an All Black supporter, it's my job to be biased against the English.

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Definitely worth a sanction in game. Agree not red card, probably yellow, certainly a penalty.

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