Bunker review system approved for World Cup despite Farrell controversy

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  • World Rugby confirm use of system for tournament
  • Farrell faces second hearing after red card against Wales

World Rugby has confirmed the “bunker” review system for yellow cards will be introduced for the forthcoming World Cup despite the furore caused over Owen Farrell’s recent sending off.

Farrell faces his second disciplinary hearing on Tuesday and the conclusion of a drawn‑out saga that led to questions over the review system’s credibility after his red card was overturned. The England captain was shown a yellow card for a dangerous tackle on Wales’s Taine Basham this month but was sent off upon bunker review.

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Written by Gerard Meagher
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2023/aug/21/bunker-review-system-approved-for-world-cup-despite-farrell-controversy under the title “Bunker review system approved for World Cup despite Farrell controversy”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.