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Toby Freeman
Pirate15 (IP Logged)
05 February, 2019 14:53
Toby has been cited for 2 offences of striking an opponent in the game against Jersey. The hearing takes place tomorrow at 1100 hrs.

Re: Toby Freeman
cornishbob (IP Logged)
05 February, 2019 17:16
Oh dear, if found guilty what action could be taken, a 3 match ban perhaps, or worse still the match forfeited!! Anyone know?

Re: Toby Freeman
*Stalwart (IP Logged)
05 February, 2019 18:02
Sounds like he'll get a ban. Shame if it happens as he's been brilliant this season.

Re: Toby Freeman
Pirate15 (IP Logged)
05 February, 2019 19:23
There is no chance of the match result being overturned.
It will depend on evidence available, the area where contact is made and any mitigation. The top end for contact with the head is I think 12 weeks but there is usually a reduction for a guilty plea and a clean disciplinary record.
Any ban will be tough as Toby has been fantastic this season and his work rate has been outstanding.There is cover as Danny Cutmore has really stepped up in the last few weeks and Josh Caulfield can also play in the 2nd row.

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Re: Toby Freeman
cheshire exile (IP Logged)
06 February, 2019 10:29
What has happened to our elusive Georgian? Is he still around?

Re: Toby Freeman
Longrockerz1 (IP Logged)
07 February, 2019 11:51
Just been looking on the RFU (England Rugby) site, can't find any mention of the Toby Freeman's Citing or any Disciplinary judgment. Only thing I can see on there is the Alex Schwartz judgment from a few weeks ago. Does this mean that there was no case to answer or does it mean that he was found not guilty of punching, or does it mean that he wasn't actually cited?

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Re: Toby Freeman
cheshire exile (IP Logged)
07 February, 2019 13:36
Or that they havenít updated the site yet....

Re: Toby Freeman
cheshire exile (IP Logged)
12 February, 2019 13:39
According to the Championship Twitter feed, Toby has been suspended for four weeks (presumably from the date of the hearing), and is available again from March 5th.
By my reckoning he will miss the next two fixtures against Ealing and the away match at Nottingham, but will be back for Jersey.
Any news at all on our elusive Georgian second row?

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