Bismarck was done a dirty ... BUT he should have been smarter

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Bismarck du Plessis. (Photo by Grant Pitcher/Gallo Images)
Bismarck du Plessis. (Photo by Grant Pitcher/Gallo Images)

Rucking with Rob Houwing

The theme of injustice to veteran hooker Bismarck du Plessis’s yellow card for the Bulls against Ulster in the tense Belfast URC clash on Saturday has already been well explored ... and carries considerable merit.

There was a rising sense from a South African perspective in the humdinger - eventually won 32-23 by the hosts - that Welsh television match official Jon Mason, especially, was consistently on the prowl, as it were, for potential indiscretions by the side from Pretoria.

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