England full back Freddie Attendant He was allowed to play after a red card in Saturday’s defeat to Six Nations. Ireland overthrown.

The commissioner appeared before a virtual disciplinary hearing on Tuesday night for a dangerous challenge to his president. hugo keenan this finished the afternoon of the defense at the Aviva Stadium.

However, while the interference was determined to be a foul play, the panel felt there were sufficient extenuating circumstances to consider it a mere yellow card violation.

Referee’s decision on the pitch angers England Jaco Peyper He would only have increased when he knew that the Steward had to sit in just 10 minutes of the game instead of the entire second half.

Steve Borthwick’s men stood firm in the face of the Leicester fullback’s dismissal and it was an incredible “Red card?!” Owen Farrell’s answer, before we get past 29-16.

However, in his statement at the hearing, it was noted that “match officials must make decisions under pressure and in the heat of the live match environment”.

Peyper’s original decision has sparked controversy as rugby governing bodies continue their crackdown on dangerous games, especially games involving heads, in the face of concussion lawsuits.

The red card and then the decision to take him back will only add to the confusion as the World Cup approaches this fall.

The commissioner’s elbow was accidentally tied to Keenan’s head in an accidental collision between the stops in the first half of overtime.

As Keenan bent to pick up the ball, Steward turned his body and, although his arm was tucked into his side, his elbow caught Keenan, and he failed an HIA as a result.

Peyper, with contention arising from his refusal to consider any mitigating factors, worked on head-to-contact protocols to reach his decision, but the hearing took a different view.

The commissioner’s initial charge that “a player must not interfere with an opponent early, late or dangerously” was changed by the trial to “players must not do anything reckless or dangerous to others”.

The 22-year-old, who is one of England’s few strong players in the Six Nations, said at trial that he should not be sent off.

In response, the committee determined that head contact had occurred, foul play, and that the Commissioner had acted recklessly “in his movements and upright posture as he approached and made extremely dangerous contact with the other player.”

The panel also saw enough mitigating factors such as the “late change in the opposing player’s dynamics and position” that could have resulted in Peyper receiving a yellow card instead of a red one.

The commissioner may be selected by Leicester in Saturday’s home match against Bristol, while England must feed off feelings of grievance over a crucial decision made in Dublin.