THE final full weekend of Six Nations fixtures proved a tale of two red cards, but both of them were justified.

Eddie Jones was fuming at the decision to send off Manu Tuilagi during England's 33-30 win against Wales, but he did make contact with George North's head and with the new protocols, you are putting yourself at risk any time you do that.

In what proved a typically feisty game, Joe Marler and Courtney Lawes are also up in front of the citing commissioner, with the former's grasp of Alun Wyn Jones starting a real debate.

Some have said it's harmless banter, while others believe it was a sexual assault. The truth is it's neither, but he could face up to 12 weeks out with a bit of a chequered past.

The other red card went to France's Mohamed Haouas, who lost leave of his senses to belt Scotland's Jamie Ritchie in the face.

The hosts went on to win the game and leave England as favourites to win the competition, and you have to say Haouas let him teammates down.

It's a great shame what has been a fine tournament won't be finished this weekend, but there are some things more important than rugby and I hope this Coronavirus situation will be sorted as quickly as possible.

On the local front, London Irish were given a hiding at Sale Sharks which shows there is still work to be done for Declan Kidney's men, but Rams picked up another fabulous National One success down at Old Elthamians.

They've now claimed 15 try bonus-points and 18 wins from 24 games in the first season at that level, which is a stunning effort.

Rams visit Cinderford this week for a rearranged game, and hopefully they can take advantage of any of the home players who might be feeling the lingering effects of the Cheltenham Festival.

Elsewhere, my boys Reading look good to seal a Southern Counties play-off with the runners-up of the Southern section.

We made it 12 wins in a row against Bicester, while Reading Abbey are all but safe following their gutsy success against Aylesbury.

Both of us have weekend's off, but best of luck to Berkshire Shire Hall in their Berks, Bucks & Oxon Two South in their top-of-the-table clash with Aldermaston.

They thrashed Reading 3rds last weekend.