19 October 2019 08:38

How many red cards have there been at the Rugby World Cup?

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May at the double! That's got to have knocked the wind out of the Wallabies after such a promising start. Will Genia and David Pocock have their pass intercepted and the full field tear away was on. Jonny May pops up at the right time as the Wallabies smother the initial break away. He collects the threaded kick-on and dives over at the left corner.


ENGLAND face Australia a re-run of the 2003 World Cup Final. It's set to be some showdown for both the Red Rose and the Wallabies in Oita, with a place in the semi-finals up for grabs. 2 Garces will take charge of England's huge quarter-final against Australia Credit: AFP or licensors Who is England vs Australia referee Jerome Garces? BORN in Pau in 1975, Frenchman Garces is a hugely experienced Rugby Union whistler. He took charge of his first full international back in 2010 - England vs Barbarians - and has since established himself as one of World Rugby's most trusted officials.

Japanese fans will recognise him from their famous 2015 win over South Africa in Brighton, whilst Garces has also been a regular in the Six Nations over the past decade. 2 The Frenchman isn't afraid to use his cards Credit: AFP or licensors The Frenchman is known for his immense fitness and oversaw two of England's matches in this year's Six Nations. Garces was also an assistant for two of Australia's pool games in the tournament and also blew the whistle for the Wallabies' Bledisloe Test win in Perth in August. How many red cards have there been at the Rugby World Cup? THERE has been a renewed focus on high tackles in this World Cup. World Rugby chiefs are eager to avoid concussions caused by dangerous collisions - and as such, the guidelines for a yellow and red card have been changed. TOP STORIES AT THE SUN RISE WITH THE SON Hollyoaks' Nadine Mulkerrin forced to pull all nighter feeding newborn house proud Peter Andre has kids back to his clean home after ex Katie reveals mucky house strip that down Liam Payne & Rebecca Ferguson flirt in awkward interview on The One Show HAVING A BALL Thrifty mum wears 10p dress she found in charity shop to black tie event Exclusive BEAN AND GONE Rowan Atkinson's soldier son has travelled to Nepal to join the Gurkhas Exclusive SATURDAY NIGHT LEAVER Boris' letter to get MPs to back Brexit deal ahead of vote TODAY NETFLIX AND BRILL Sky customers can now get Netflix for free... and here's how MAGIC You can spend three days in Disneyland Paris for just £94pp in bargain deal HOME SWEET HOME First-time buyers need just £2k deposit after shared ownership rule change STRIKING DIFFERENCE Ex EastEnders star Sam Strike is unrecognisable from Johnny Carter So far, there have been SEVEN red cards in the tournament. That's a huge increase over the single red card dished out across the entire 2015 competition. The players to receive their marching orders so far in Japan are:

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