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O/T SBW ban "reduced"
T-Bone (IP Logged)
04 August, 2017 09:51
Independent committee decides All Blacks warm up game against some no hopers is meaningful enough to count towards his ban. Is there no-one in world rugby with the guts to treat him and them the same as everyone else?

Re: O/T SBW ban "reduced"
DOK (IP Logged)
04 August, 2017 11:45
World rugby, as such, are surprised at the decision. However, it was an independent committee made the decision, so they have to grin and bear it. For now. []

Re: O/T SBW ban "reduced"
Bolly-Quin (IP Logged)
04 August, 2017 11:54
World Rugby is surprised by the committee’s interpretation of the definition of “match”

As are others of "deliberate", "shoulder", "charge", "tackle", "Spear", "Fair", "Safe" etc...

Re: O/T SBW ban "reduced"
talkshowhost86 (IP Logged)
04 August, 2017 12:00
Absolutely ridiculous.

All Blacks getting it all their own way yet again.

It's a game of three 'halves' for christ sake, how can they say it's a proper game?!

Re: O/T SBW ban "reduced"
Quinten Poulsen (IP Logged)
04 August, 2017 16:17
It's a curious situation but surely not that big a deal is it?

Re: O/T SBW ban "reduced"
johnlid (IP Logged)
04 August, 2017 16:58
Actually, it's the end of the game as we know it. Which in the case of most posters including me is not very much

Re: O/T SBW ban "reduced"
DOK (IP Logged)
05 August, 2017 21:19
Well, looks like they wrong footed World Rugby. But I guess in the future bans could be until a certain date - "player X is banned until after 5 September" seems pretty water tight unless new Zealand start using a pre-Gregorian calendar or some such!

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