Cape Town - Canadian lock Josh Larsen popped into the Springbok changing room to offer his apologies after being red carded in their Pool B match at the Rugby World Cup in Kobe on Tuesday.
Larson, who was a first half replacement for team-mate Kyle Baillie, was given his marching orders in the 35th minute by English referee Luke Pearce for entering a ruck with his shoulder which connected with the neck of an unsuspecting Thomas du Toit.
To his credit, following the Springboks' 66-7 victory, Larsen visited the Springboks post-Test to extend his apologies to Du Toit and wished the Boks well for the remainder of the tournament.
Josh Larsen visited the Boks’ change room after the match to apologise to Thomas du Toit. This is what rugby is all about. Thanks Josh and well done to @RugbyCanada on your RWC campaign, and thank you for a great game of rugby!#StrongerTogether pic.twitter.com/y0R2RSbJYC— Springboks (@Springboks) October 9, 2019