For the players on ERE - I know there are many
When you step onto the pitch you are implicitly accepting a level of sporting-body sanctioned violence. You will be tackled, rucked, mauled. Some of it might hurt. Some of it might require medical intervention. Some of the stuff might drift outside legality.
So (my genuine, non-leading question) is: at what point would you consider that a line had been crossed? At what point would you no longer consider shaking the hand of your opponent? (Assuming that the wrist that had been stamped on and broken in Marshie's example was not his right hand - that would make shaking hands hard I guess.)
And of course there was this
(warning - graphic eye damage.) I don't recall anyone getting prosecuted for it.
Debates play to the emotions, to soundbites, to oratorical flourishes and, all too often, to sheer volume. They may make for good drama, but they do not make for good understanding. - Richard Dawkins