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Re: Dave Ward's shiner
Posted by: Navyquin
Date: 04/10/2017 10:31
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Hughes handed a defender off with his forearm/elbow. Not sure why people were surprised he got penalised. I'm sure there was no intent to hurt, there never is, is there, but if a 20 stone bloke runs into someone and thrusts their rather large forearm into the defender's face, it is going to hurt.


Never let the truth in the way of a good story


Which demonstrates the point that intent isn't necessary. I still can't fathom how Ward's eye got injured, but it could have been punishable.

I watched the Hughes incident back today. To my mind he delivered a forearm smash to the man trying to stop him. I think T-Bone's point ".. no intent to hurt, there never is, is there?" is right. He deserved to be penalised.

As for Dave Ward, if he'd gone bleating to Luke Pearce he might have got a TMO review and some sanction for Harrison, but that's not Dave Ward's style .. and good on him for that.

I thought Dave Ward's entire style was bleating to referees? ;-)

Of course you did poppet but never let the truth get in the way of a good story.

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