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France Duo Escape Citations Following Review

France duo Yoann Maestri and Guilhem Guirado have avoided citation from Six Nations match citing commissioner Paul Minto, and the Six Nations administration, after Maestri was let off with a warning while Guirado failed the ‘red card’ test. Toulouse lock Maestri received just a caution for his first-half late hit on Ireland outhalf Johnny Sexton, while Guirado would escape punishment …

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Alan Quinlan’s Analysis Of Peyper’s Refereeing In Line With National Sentiment

Like many others within the Irish rugby community, Alan Quinlan wasn’t impressed by Jaco Peyper’s refereeing performance on Saturday. In a case of week-old deja vu, Joe Schmidt’s charges came out of the gate like raging bulls on Saturday. Alas, they fell apart as a more physically dominant squad out-muscled them in the closing stages. Some may cite the loss as …

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The Telegraph Blasts France For Intentionally Injuring Jonathan Sexton

PARIS, FRANCE - FEBRUARY 13: Jonathan Sexton of Ireland leaves the pitch due to injury during the RBS Six Nations match between France and Ireland at the Stade de France on February 13, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

It is little secret that France look to beat up Jonathan Sexton on every occasion possible. The Leinster and Ireland out-half is regarded as one of the most dangerous playmakers in world rugby, and Les Bleus have adopted a confrontational tactic to stem his threat. Saturday represented the fourth consecutive game against France that Sexton was forced from the field …

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