# red card

This month
November 2023
Three-game suspension for New Zealand's Sam Cane after World Cup final red card
Punishment will be reduced to two games once he completes Coaching Intervention Programme.
Last month
October 2023
'Unfortunately, it's something I am going to have to live with forever'
All Blacks captain Sam Cane was sent off as his side lost to the Springboks in the World Cup final.
This year
'It's going to be an off-field review' - Rugby's bunker system is welcome
It involves another new match official but it should help speed the game up.
Blow for Armagh as Rian O'Neill fails to have red card rescinded before Galway game
Their joint-captain was sent off during his side’s defeat to Tyrone.
Tyrone survive late rally against 14-man Armagh
Rian O’Neill’s red card had Armagh up against it but Tyrone pick up first points.
The new 'TMO Bunker' could be in place for this year's World Cup
The system will be trialled this summer and has growing support within the game.
Six Nations: England fullback Steward's red card against Ireland has been rescinded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.
England fullback Steward's red card against Ireland has been rescinded
The disciplinary committee ruled that he should have been shown yellow instead.
'I was surprised' - England captain Farrell on Steward's red card
The England fullback was sent off after a collision with Hugo Keenan.
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
Bundee Aki 'extremely apologetic' after his red card for Connacht
The Ireland centre was sent off during Saturday’s defeat to the Stormers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Tyrone overcome Fermanagh as Conor McKenna red-carded following melee
It was a second-half display worthy of All-Ireland champions.
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.
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.
'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.
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
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.
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.’
'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.
‘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’.
Man City star 'subjected to all sorts of abusive messages' after red card
Georgia Stanway says there ‘was absolutely no malice intended’.
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.
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.
Real Madrid in sight of Champions League quarters after controversial red card
Ferland Mendy scored late as the Spanish side beat 10-man Atalanta.
'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.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
Quins centre Esterhuizen to miss Munster clash after ban for striking with elbow
The South Africa international was sent off against Gloucester last weekend.
'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.
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.
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.
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.