Rassie gives his view on ’emotional’ Farrell saga

Rassie gives his view on ’emotional’ Farrell saga

Rassie Erasmus has become the latest high profile figure in world rugby to comment on the ongoing disciplinary saga involving England captain Owen Farrell.

England captain Farrell’s involvement in the Rugby World Cup is under a fresh cloud after World Rugby appealed against the decision to overturn his red card from Saturday’s warm-up match with Wales.

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An independent disciplinary panel caused uproar on Tuesday when it cleared 31-year-old flyhalf Farrell to play following a shoulder-led tackle to the head of Taine Basham, which had been expected to lead to a significant ban.

England coach Steve Borthwick has now decided to leave Saracens star Owen Farrell out of his squad for Saturday’s World Cup warm-up match against Six Nations G

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