Former England international and Wasps legend columnist Andy Goode has branded a Harlequins player an absolute coward on Twitter.
Ward was sin-binned after stamping on Young’s ankle early in the game, but referee Craig Maxwell-Keys seemed to miss the spit which was shown on TV.
— Andy Goode (@AndyGoode10) December 29, 2018
A crowd of 82,000 packed into Twickenham for the 11th annual ‘Big Game’ and Ward started the occasion well as his short lineout and quick exchange of passes with Dombrandt sent the flanker over for the first try.
But Ward turned villain soon after as he first appeared to neck roll Young and then moments later seemed to spit in the direction on Young – who was making his 100th Wasps appearance – before stamping on the forward’s ankle, albeit with little force.
It now appears that the hooker has escaped a ban.