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Coenie sets unwanted sin-bin 'record'

2015-09-20 22:07
Coenie Oosthuizen (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Entering their Rugby World Cup match against Japan, the Springboks were the only side not to have received a yellow card in 2015...

Not anymore.

Coenie Oosthuizen, who was introduced off the bench in the 54th minute for Jannie du Plessis, received his marching orders in the 79th for a professional foul.

Already widely considered a controversial selection in the squad ahead of Stormers front-ranker Steven Kitshoff, Oosthuizen gave his doubters further ammunition with a lacklustre performance in general as the Japanese fought back to secure a famous 34-32 victory.

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