Joe Marler caught on camera grabbing Alun Wyn Jones' genitals
England prop Joe Marler caught on camera grabbing Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones’ GENITALS during on-field melee in Six Nations clash at Twickenham
- England beat Wales at Twickenham to seal Triple Crown in Six Nations clash
- Early in first half, Joe Marler was caught on camera confronting Alun Wyn Jones
- England prop appeared to grab the Wales captain by the groin during a melee
- ITV pundit Gareth Thomas made a joke of the incident during the half-time break
Joe Marler demonstrated some impressive handling skills for a front-row forward in England’s Six Nations victory over Wales at Twickenham.
As players from both sides squared up early on, the England prop could be seen approaching Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones and nonchalantly grabbing the lock’s gentials.
Gareth Thomas made light of the situation on ITV and said: ‘It would have never have happened in my day and I am really upset about that because if it had I would never have retired!’
England prop Joe Marler appears to grab Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones in the genitals
The veteran lock appears bemused as he attempts to confront Marler in the aftermath
England would go on to win the match with early scores from Anthony Watson and Elliot Daly, plus a second half try from Manu Tuilagi restoring dominance following Justin Tipuric crossing 40 seconds into the second period.
However, a red card for Tuilagi with six minutes left – shortly after Ellis Genge had been sin-binned – put England’s position at risk and Dan Biggar and Tuilagi dragged the result back to 33-30.
Marler has gained a reputation for bizarre and sometimes humorous behaviour on and off the field, having earlier this season delivered an analogy that involved a horse impression in an interview for his club side Harlequins.
On ITV< pundit and former Wales star Gareth Thomas cracked a joke about the incident
Marler is becoming a well-known personality off the pitch for his bizarre antics and interviews
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