Patented 'I'm injured too' routine can't save Rhys Webb from yellow card

Patented ‘I’m injured too’ routine can’t save Rhys Webb from yellow card

The Acme’I’m injured too’ routine is one that all rugby players dip into now and again.

If you hit a player with an illegal tackle, the key is to suggest that you to have been injured in the incident. This a A: Acts as a sympathy mitigator, and B) suggests the hit was intentional, as why would any player want to injure themselves.

It doesn’t really work well here for Rhys Webb.

CREDIT: David Demri