WATCH: Red Card For Ulster Flanker Following Dangerous Aerial Challenge
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Ulster flanker Matthew Rea has just been red-carded in his side’s inter-provincial clash with rivals Connacht at Kingspan stadium for a dangerous aerial challenge.
The blindside competed from an Ulster kick-off, but ended up taking out Connacht replacement Cian Kelleher, who landed dangerously – but not on his head.
Referee Andrew Brace said Rea was not in a realistic position to claim the ball
“He’s not in a realistic position, he’s taken him out in the air and he’s landed dangerously” Brace said.
Was it a red? Check it out below and decide for yourself.
Red card for Ulster’s Matty Rae following this aerial challenge on Connacht’s Cian Kelleher.
The right decision? pic.twitter.com/3kuVQTlMTK
— RugbyLAD (@RugbyLAD7) October 5, 2018