- The referee should assess that foul play has occurred since it is not an accident.
- It is a high tackle, since the tackler’s arm is used.
- Head contact has occurred, from the tackler’s shoulder.
- The degree of danger is high based on the video signs: Tackler is attempting an active/dominant tackle, as opposed to passive/soak, or “pulling out” of contact - Tackler speed and/or acceleration into tackle is high.
Factors against: none
Factors for: none
No mitigation so sanction not reduced by one level