“I believe that rather than focusing on what constitutes an illegal tackle and necessitates a red card, we are trying to look at ways not to give a red card.”
Ritchie’s loss didn’t derail Scotland, who defeated Tonga with seven tries and continued their Pool B campaign.
After losing to South Africa, Scotland must now defeat both Romania and Ireland to have a chance of making it to the quarterfinals.
When asked if Scotland would argue that South Africa and Ireland are favorites to advance to the round of 8, wing Kyle Steyn responded, “Damn yeah we’ll have something to say about that.
“România will be our main priority. We must win by five points there in order to guarantee a shootout when we arrive in Ireland.