If Jim Mallinder was a bit miffed, Eddie Jones will be apoplectic.
Last night Dylan Hartley saw red in every sense of the word and now risks missing the start of the 6 nations and even his chances of touring with the Lions.
For over a year he has defied the odds and his red mist reputation to lead England to a Grand Slam and an unbeaten rub of 13 matches.
He missed the last Lions tour and the World Cup because he lost it on the field and may now face further exclusions.
There is no question that he acted recklessly and stupidly after only being on the field for just 6 minutes – it was inevitably a red card act –
Almost as sickening however, was the unconcealed and delighted schadenfreude on twitter – primarily from Welsh, Irish and Scots subscribers!