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The five players to be sent off for England

Published 26/11/2016

England's Elliot Daly walks off dejected
England's Elliot Daly walks off dejected

Elliot Daly became only the fifth England player in history to be sent off as he saw red against Argentina at Twickenham.

Here Press Association Sport takes a look at the five red card incidents.

MIKE BURTON, 1975, second Test v Australia, Brisbane - dubbed the 'Battle of Brisbane' the match started with a punch-up between both packs and Burton was dismissed in the fourth minute by local referee Rob Burnett after a late tackle on Wallabies wing Doug Osborne.

DANNY GREWCOCK, 1998, v New Zealand, Dunedin - Grewcock was sent off for a kicking All Blacks hooker Anton Oliver and received a five-week ban.

SIMON SHAW, 2004, second Test v New Zealand, Auckland - Shaw saw red for kneeing All Black Keith Robinson.

LEWIS MOODY, 2005, v Samoa, Twickenham - became first England player to be sent off at Twickenham by punching Leicester team-mate Alesana Tuilagi and sparking a brawl following Tuilagi's late tackle on England wing Mark Cueto. Tuilagi saw red as well.

ELLIOT DALY, 2016, autumn international Test v Argentina, Twickenham - Daly tackles Argentina No8 Leonardo Senatore while he is still in the air after catching the ball. The challenge is late, clumsy and dangerous, causing Senatore to land on his head. The referee reaches for the red card after consulting the TMO.

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