Rory Arnold received a yellow card for this hit on Simon Zebo during Munster’s clash with Toulouse, but did the ref come to the right decision?
Handre Pollard is thrilled to be on duty in the Champions Cup playoffs, partly because the high stakes will prime the Springbok flyhalf for the pressures of the pending international season.
The Stormers and WP fans cheered Damian de Allende for seven years, but the Springbok says he “never played at a club” with more passionate support at away games than Munster.
Former Wallabies hooker Tolu Latu was suspended for 11 weeks after receiving his second red card of the season during a match between Stade Francais and Racing 92 in the Champions Cup.
It is unclear when Springbok centre Damian de Allende will return from injury as Munster have confirmed he is doubtful for the European Champions Cup playoffs in April.
Stade Francais and Montpellier squeezed into the European Champions Cup last 16 with victories on Sunday while Wasps went out after a crushing loss in Munster.
Stade Francais’ Australian hooker Tolu Latu was shown a second yellow card for swearing at referee Wayne Barnes during a Champions Cup clash against Connacht.
Springbok World Cup winner Duane Vermeulen scored his first Ulster try as the Irish province beat Clermont on Saturday to finish second in Pool A of the European Champions Cup.
Ireland and Connacht centre Bundee Aki has apologised after confronting referee Mathieu Raynal following his side’s Champions Cup defeat by Leicester.
Springbok loose forward Jasper Wiese produced a man of the match performance to help Leicester Tigers overcome Connacht in the European Champions Cup.