Ryno Pieterse's brutal hit on Maxime Lucu

Ryno Pieterse's brutal hit on Maxime Lucu

A monstrous hit by Castres lock Ryno Pieterse on Bordeaux scrumhalf Maxime Lucu has sent shock waves through the rugby world. 

 


The 107kg South African launched himself into Lucu shortly after the latter had kicked the ball. 

 

The incident has outraged many people, including former international referee Nigel Owens: 


 



 

The commentator in the match astonished. 

 

“That’s the kind of dangerous play we just do not want to see in the game. That was stupidity. Absolutely no need for this whatsoever. 

 

“What is he thinking? 

 

“Goodness me. Unbelievable.” 

The incident has sparked some debate, with some appalled and some arguing that the play is just part of the game.



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