Pierre Bourgarit was given his marching orders just before halftime.
The hooker performed a sickening eye gouge on World Cup star Tom Curry, leaving the referee with no choice but to produce the red card. Coach Ronan O’Gara certainly didn’t seemed pleased.
"That's madness of a Vahaamahina level."— Rugby on BT Sport (@btsportrugby) November 24, 2019
Absolutely stupid, and infuriatingly dangerous 😡
La Rochelle hooker Pierre Bourgarit is sent off for foul play in an altercation he had nothing to do with.
No place for that on a rugby pitch. Goodbye.#HeinekenChampionsCup pic.twitter.com/S9x2qbN2jc