Ian Tempest

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Leicester’s Will Spencer was sent off for this high tackle on Wasps’  Tommy Taylor and has been suspended for four weeks. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

Leicester interim-head coach Geordan Murphy believes Will Spencer’s red card might emerge as a watershed moment in the sport’s drive to eradicate dang(...)

 Will Spencer of Leicester   tackles  Tommy Taylor of Wasps at the Ricoh Arena, in Coventry, UK. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

You can hear the referee say to the TMO during Leicester’s match against Wasps at the weekend that the tackle by Will Spencer was “high” and “was forc(...)

Ireland’s Sene Naoupu tackles Honoka Tsutsumi of Japan during the Women’s Rugby World Cup Pool C game at  UCD Bowl. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Ireland 24 Japan 14 On the premise that every game they play is a soap opera this was never in doubt. Ireland are brave as much as they are error str(...)