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Dublin: 13 °C Saturday 15 August, 2020

How big a ban should this Sharks player get for this dangerous use of the knee?

Jean Deysel could be facing a long spell out of rugby.

YOUR ATTENTION IS probably on the Aviva Stadium at the moment as Leinster take on Bath but there is some great rugby going on in Durban too. The Crusaders have travelled to play the Sharks and Todd Blackadder’s men are killing the home side.

They currently lead 45-3 midway through the second half and the Sharks were reduced to 14 after Jean Deysel recklessly used his knee.

You don’t see knees used all that often in rugby but when you do – like Pacal Pape on Jamie Heaslip and Nathan Hughes on George North – they often result in massive damage to the recipient.

Good on the referee for showing red.

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