A player at decidedly "Am" level here in Bath has just been sentenced to 6 months for breaking an opponent's jaw having run over to an altercation to join in.
In my youngest sons ealy playing career ( U10s) he was punched in the face in a 3 man scrum by one of the Salisbury team. Ref did nothing.
This time last year an ~Italian No.6 through 3 punches at Nathan Morris
Off the Ball ,K.O.ing him and Blowing his upper lip into 3 pieces.
Punishment 3 weeks ban. there was no support for him (nathan)then many posters laughed it off as high spirits.
were do you draw the line? or is the line moving?