Joe Marler Reacts To Backlash From AWJ ‘Balls Grab’ With Absolutely Hilarious Tweet
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Joe Marler has been making headlines all over the world following very close up and personal encounter with Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones in the Six Nations yesterday afternoon.
The England prop decided to give Jones’ testicles a fondle following a melee with the two teams at Twickenham, with the second-row noting his displeasure after the game.
“I’ve got 138 Tests for my country. If I react, I get a red card. It’s tough, isn’t it?” Jones said.
“Hopefully World Rugby have a look at it. Joe’s a good bloke, lots of things happen on a rugby field. It’s difficult as a captain these days because you can’t speak to a ref about anything, it feels.
“I look at the touch judge. Obviously he didn’t see what happened, and that’s fine. There’s a lot of footage that has been shown. It seems like a lot of supporters saw what happened.
“It’s very frustrating that we talk a lot about TMOs (television match officials) and footage reviews, yet there doesn’t seem to be a lot of it happening.”
Some people have found the funny side and sheer shithousery of it, while on the flip side some people are calling for him to be done for sexual assault.
There is an actual law that states a player cannot grab an opponent’s testicles and Marler could face a suspension of anywhere from 12-24 weeks.
Marler meanwhile, has just tweeted his reaction to the whole thing – and it’s quite brilliant.
Bollocks. Complete bollocks.
— Joe Marler (@JoeMarler) March 8, 2020