Exeter Chiefs star Jonny Hill has split social media down the middle after he escaped severe punishment for an ugly hit on Bath’s Taulupe Faletau.
A clip of the incident from one particular angle appeared on social media and that drew a big response, with many arguing it should have been a red card.
The horrific challenge came in the 34th minute of the match, with the Chiefs holding a slender 14-6 at the time of the incident.
Rubbing salt into the wound, the Chiefs second-row, who saw yellow for the incident, went onto score for the hosts as they ran out comfortable 34-6 winners.
Here is how social media reacted to the incident, and it’s fair to say opinion are mixed:
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1. Joe Launchbury (Slosh, Sloshbucket, or Biscuit)
“He has the biggest arse in world rugby – and was forever knocking things over.”
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“Despite being embroiled in a number of off-the-pitch controversies over the years and falling foul of various regimes, the unflushable turd has repeatedly bounced back.”