Kwagga Smith banned for 4 weeks after red card challenge in Super Rugby Final

Lions flanker Kwagga Smith has been suspended for 4 weeks after pleading guilty to contravening Law 10.4(i), after he was red carded for taking out fullback David Havili in the air during Saturday's Super Rugby Final loss to the Crusaders in Johannesburg. The red card, recognised as being the correct call in line with current World Rugby directives, had an impact on the match, as the Lions had to fight hard for a full half with just 14 men. While all the talk pre-match was about the lack of neutral referees, South African Jaco Peyper showed his nerve and made the decision - along with his TM…

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