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# red card

Last week
19th March 2023 - 1st April 2023
# Rugby
Six Nations: England fullback Steward's red card against Ireland has been rescinded
The disciplinary committee ruled that he should have been shown yellow instead.
# Overturned
England fullback Steward's red card against Ireland has been rescinded
The disciplinary committee ruled that he should have been shown yellow instead.
Last month
March 2023
# Big call
'I was surprised' - England captain Farrell on Steward's red card
The England fullback was sent off after a collision with Hugo Keenan.
# foul play
The first-ever 'upgraded' red card was shown in Super Rugby Pacific
Hurricanes prop Tevita Mafileo was sent off upon review by the TMO.
Last year
Qatar 2022: The carbon-neutral World Cup that never was
A report by
Lauren Boland
Qatar and FIFA promised a carbon-neutral World Cup, but experts argue it is far from that.
Opinion: 'Football fans - it's time to make some noise on human rights ahead of this World Cup'
Joe Lycett urges David Beckham to abandon Qatar football deal due to country's LGBTQ laws
# Sorry
Bundee Aki 'extremely apologetic' after his red card for Connacht
The Ireland centre was sent off during Saturday’s defeat to the Stormers.
# Hot Water
Jim Goodwin charged for 'blatant cheating' quip after protesting Irish defender's red card
The Aberdeen manager was unimpressed with the decision to send off Liam Scales.
# red card
Roscommon GAA 'condemns behavior' that puts officials at risk as referees withdraw services
The county board has issued a statement in relation to a serious assault in a minor game that left a referee hospitalised.
# Hearing
Ireland's Andrew Porter cited for his high tackle on Brodie Retallick
The Irish prop was shown a yellow card by Wayne Barnes during the game.
# Suspension
All Blacks prop Ta'avao banned for 3 weeks after red card against Ireland
The tighthead will miss this weekend’s final Test in Wellington.
# Controversy
Damien Duff among 3 sent off as late drama sees Dundalk beat Shels
The Lilywhites won it five minutes from time when John Martin, who had only just been summoned from the bench, scored a delightful header
# fiery
Tyrone overcome Fermanagh as Conor McKenna red-carded following melee
It was a second-half display worthy of All-Ireland champions.
# world rugby
World Rugby to consider introducing 20-minute red card in global trial
The means the dismissed player can be tactically replaced by a substitute after 20 minutes.
# quel match
Baloucoune bags hat-trick as Ulster notch crucial win after Toulouse epic
Dan McFarland’s men beat the defending champions to bring a six-point advantage home to Belfast.
# High tackle
'I thought it was a yellow' - Connacht boss Friend agrees with big referee call
The Connacht head coach will take some encouragement despite the defeat to Leinster.
# Verdict
Connacht's Tom Daly receives ban after Leinster red card
The player should still be available for the second leg of his side’s Champions Cup clash with Leinster.
All time
# no ban
Shields' four-week ban after red card against Munster overturned on appeal
Shields had been suspended for four weeks but that has been struck off after his appeal.
# red card
Argentina lock Lavanini gets five-week ban for breakdown hit on Healy
The second row could have a week shaved off if he completes the ‘Coaching Intervention Programme.’
# Hard man
'Scumbag stuff' - Lavanini's red card hit draws instant anger from O'Mahony
The Ireland back row was excellent and finished the game as captain.
# Ref Justice
‘A sad day for football’: Dublin youth league fixtures cancelled following referee abuse
550 Dublin schoolboy and schoolgirl games to be cancelled in response to ‘constant abuse and threatening behaviour’.
# Apology
Man City star 'subjected to all sorts of abusive messages' after red card
Georgia Stanway says there ‘was absolutely no malice intended’.
# Unimpressed
David Moyes brands Michail Antonio ‘stupid’ over red card
The in-form striker was dismissed at Southampton as West Ham had to settle for a goalless draw.
# victors
Toulouse notch fifth European title as O'Gara's 14-man La Rochelle come up short
Levani Botia’s first-half red card for a high tackle left La Rochelle with an uphill battle.
# Boost
Real Madrid in sight of Champions League quarters after controversial red card
Ferland Mendy scored late as the Spanish side beat 10-man Atalanta.
# heat of the moment
'Poor comments from me' - Scotland star regrets red card criticism
Hamish Watson has admitted his criticism of the decision to send off team-mate Zander Fagerson was wrong.
# suspended
O'Mahony banned for three Six Nations games following red card against Wales
The 31-year-old was sent off for making contact with the head of Tomas Francis.
# Discipline
Ireland's O'Mahony to face hearing today following red card against Wales
The 31-year-old was sent off for making contact with the head of Tomas Francis.
# red card
'Guys don't do this on purpose' - Farrell backs POM to rebound with Ireland
The Munster captain was sent off in the 14th minute in Cardiff.
# Banned
Williams to miss Wales' Six Nations opener against Ireland due to suspension
The 29-year-old was sent off during the Scarlets’ defeat to Cardiff Blues last weekend.
# suspended
Quins centre Esterhuizen to miss Munster clash after ban for striking with elbow
The South Africa international was sent off against Gloucester last weekend.
# decision
'In a collision sport, accidents happen' - Connacht to appeal Papali'i red card
Meanwhile, Tom Farrell has been ruled out for at least six weeks due to a knee injury.
# no ban
Munster captain Peter O'Mahony cleared to play after red card last weekend
The Ireland international has not received any ban after being sent off against Scarlets.
# no longer seeing red
Waterford star Austin Gleeson cleared to play club championship quarter-final showdown
The 2016 Hurler of the Year has had his straight red card overturned.
# tweaks
Red-carded players to be replaced after 20 minutes in Kiwi Super Rugby
The new competition will feature a golden point system and a renewed focus on the breakdown.
# Deep Thinker
'I've always got what I deserved, whether that's a failure or a sending-off in an All-Ireland final'
Dublin All-Ireland winner Jonny Cooper on learning, growing, and facing new challenges on and off the field.
# Powerhouse
World Cup red card behind him, Bundee Aki bringing form into the Six Nations
The 29-year-old teams up with Garry Ringrose in midfield for Saturday’s clash with Scotland.
# Controversy
Croatian footballer in trouble for killing chicken on pitch
Ivan Gazdek was red-carded for unsporting behaviour.
# Emporer
Gatland aims for World Cup glory after Wales play 'get-out-of-jail card'
This World Cup is Gatland’s final campaign before heading home to New Zealand for a new job with the Chiefs.
# Controversy
'Explanations will be necessary' - France upset over Jaco Peyper photo
The South African referee has come under fire for a photo shared on social media.
# red card
Ireland flying in solicitor to represent Aki at disciplinary hearing in Tokyo
The inside centre was red-carded in last night’s win over Samoa in Fukuoka.