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    Default Ponytail Tackle?

    Women's tournament, with short games, White Kick in open play, Blue counter attack, Blue 6 breaks through the line near half way, White 7 closes from behind, White 7 with one had grabs Blue 6 by the ponytail and drops to the ground. Blue 6's head snaps back with devastating force and then bounces off the turf. Everyone stops/cringes/gasps. What would you do?

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    Default Re: Ponytail Tackle?

    immediately blow, time off, check for injury, red card white 7,for me dangerous play
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    Red Card.

    High tackle & Dangerous play.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ianh5979 View Post
    immediately blow, time off, check for injury, red card white 7,for me dangerous play
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    I think everybody agrees she's going to cop a card of some colour.

    Would anyone consider a instead of a

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    I wouldnt Taff, its a very dangerous tackle and can cause serious neck injuries.

    Red for me all day.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shelflife View Post
    I wouldnt Taff, its a very dangerous tackle and can cause serious neck injuries.

    Red for me all day.
    Taff, if you were considering and saw the ball carrier bleeding from the scalp where her hair had been torn from her head, would you change the colour? If so, I'm not a fan; the action that can predictably lead to that sort of injury, not the good or bad fortune that each outcome represents.
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    Intentional contact with head or neck area. Send-off any day of the week and twice on Sunday.

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    So what if her hair is around her waist? Does it change for you?

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    Chris Ashton got a four-week suspension for tackling Alesana Tuilagi by the hair.

    Suspension means there was a citing and that means the JC effectively says a RC should have been given.
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