Video of the Week: Short ban for reckless punch

Date published: March 2 2017

It’s that time again for Video of the Week, bringing you standout footage you may have missed over the last few days.

This week’s footage is fairly alarming. A second-row for Bletchley Rugby Club was suspended for six weeks for a sickening punch, and having had this sent in by a reader on Wednesday, it is hard to understand why the ban wasn’t for much, much longer.

According to various tweets, the victim was knocked out and suffered a burst eardrum.

Watch below.