Fans can't believe Owen Farrell wasn't cited for 'clear' punch on Joe Marchant - Ruck

Fans can’t believe Owen Farrell wasn’t cited for ‘clear’ punch on Joe Marchant

A clip of Saracens captain Owen Farrell punching Joe Marchant whilst both on the ground during the Premiership semi final at the weekend.

Farrell, who took a couple of brutal hits himself, give some back in the second-half with a brutal jab on Marchant.

The men in black overcame a nine-point deficit and survived three second-half yellow cards to beat the reigning champions 34-17.

In another contentious incident, Harlequins star Matt Symons was lucky not to avoid punishment as he blindsided Saracens captain Owen Farrell with ‘two cheapshots’ according to viewers.

The incident occured midway through the second half prompted commentator Ugo Monye to question whether the TMO should look at the incident again.

Farrell, who was hit with brutal head-to-head contact with Quins hooker Jack Walker, was targeted by the visitors from start to finish in a brutally physical affair.


Five things you didn’t know about England and Saracens captain Owen Farrell


1. Almost joining Manchester United

In 2005, the 13-year-old Farrell had a trial at Old Trafford, and did enough to convince the club’s academy executives that the then goalkeeper deserved an extended spell with the club. Years later, they dressed him up as a goalkeeper on his stag fo.