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TheOvalBall

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Argentina's red card today meant they played 61 minutes with 14 men. Nobody, especially teams, want to see 14 vs 15 on the pitch.

So much goes into making a rugby match a good advertisement for the sport. And a red card in it's current way it's being used, is the ultimate spoiler.

My question is also a suggestion: Why cannot you replace a red carded player with another player from the bench ? You keep 15 players on the field, and only the bench suffers. You shouldn't as a team suffer, because one player decided to be reckless. The player doesn't play any more and has a chance of a 1-3 game ban.
 

Which Tyler

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Red cards are for dangerous plays.
If amolayer is dabgerous, they need to be removed from the pitch, for several weeks.

If that player is a member of your team, then your team needs to be punished - strongly, to deter people from trying dangerous play.

Besides, don't we already have this thread? With you commenting on it... Today
 

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