New Zealand’s Aaron Smith is taken high by Quade Cooper of Australia in the sort of tackle that will attract a harsh penalty under World Rugby’s new directive. Photo: AFP
Sam Agars
Opinion

Opinion

Boots and all by Sam Agars

World Rugby tackling directive sparks uncertainty, but no negative impact for Hong Kong Premiership

All reckless and accidental head contact now attracts a punishment ranging from a penalty to a red card

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New Zealand’s Aaron Smith is taken high by Quade Cooper of Australia in the sort of tackle that will attract a harsh penalty under World Rugby’s new directive. Photo: AFP
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