Owen Doyle: World Rugby’s sanction on Rassie Erasmus must fit crime

South African’s delayed hearing for rant during Lions tour is about to take place

Rassie Erasmus’s delayed World Rugby haring is finally set to take place. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty

Rassie Erasmus’s delayed World Rugby haring is finally set to take place. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty

The witching hour approaches, and it’s not just Halloween.

An incomprehensible delay, but at last the Rassie Erasmus disciplinary hearing is about to take place and there is much bated breath in the air. While we await the outcome, let’s take a moment to wind the clock back a little.

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