Thursday 19 January 2017

WATCH - Should Malakai Fekitoa have been sent off for almost decapitating Simon Zebo?

Published 19/11/2016 | 19:06

Simon Zebo is tackled high by Malakai Fekitoa
Simon Zebo is tackled high by Malakai Fekitoa

Malakai Fekitoa spent 10 minutes on the bench in the second half for a wild challenge on Simon Zebo but should it have been a red card?

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While Ireland were in the ascendancy and on the attack in the 49th minute, the ball was fired out to the Munster winger but his progress was halted by a tackle which was extremely dangerous.

Referee Jaco Peyper was satisfied with giving the Kiwi a yellow with the Aviva Stadium baying for a red.

Should he have been dismissed?

Watch the incident below:

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