Another red card for striking leaves Andre Esterhuizen facing more time off

first_imgMonday Apr 26, 2021 Another red card for striking leaves Andre Esterhuizen facing more time off Harlequins centre Andre Esterhuizen faces another ban after he was red carded for his part in an altercation against London Irish in the Guinness Premiership this past weekend. ADVERTISEMENTThe big Springbok was previously red carded as recently as December when he dropped an elbow into the face of Gloucester’s Lloyd Evans.Although that was considered reckless and not deliberate, he was suspended for four weeks.WATCH: Quins commentary team lose it at thumping Esterhuizen tackle against GloucesterOn this occasion, against London Irish, Esterhuizen was involved in a scuffle off the ball and it was again an elbow that was to blame, albeit in very different circumstances.He was shown a red card by referee Matthew Carley for striking with the elbow, contrary to World Rugby Law 9.12.The frustrating aspect for fans, and indeed himself, will be that he wasn’t even involved in the initial scuffle, but went in and then things escalated.Esterhuizen was also suspended for four weeks in 2015, that time for a dangerous tip-tackle on Michael Rhodes.The former Natal Sharks player will appear before an online independent disciplinary panel tomorrow night (Tuesday 27 April 2021).ADVERTISEMENTYou can see the incident in the highlights video below Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Big Hits & Dirty Play Related Articles 7 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Pure head-loss from Rebels star leads… 7 WEEKS AGO Brutal breakdown stamping in 2003 shows just… 7 WEEKS AGO Matu’u bemused by his ban after footage shows… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingDoctors Stunned: She Removes Her Wrinkles With This Inexpensive TipSmart Life Reports10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img