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Old 09-13-2007, 10:24 AM
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Default Re: Official Rugby World CUp (and the lead up tests) Thread

Originally Posted by katman View Post
So Schalk Burger gets cited for a clumsy tackle in the air - which was dealt with in the game and penalised - and banned for 4 matches, and Brian "The Chiropractor" Lima gets off scot-free - not a warning, yellow card or citing - for his no-arms, late and high tackle on Andre Pretorius. I smell a huge dumpster of rats with this IRB and its citing policy. Call me paranoid, but someone is trying a little too hard to "make an example" of Burger. Some people would appear to be trying to spoil SA's chances of making the final.
I'm not sure that's the case, but you have got a point. There is a double-standard at work.
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