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Re: A Legal View
Posted by: The Substandard Biscuit
Date: 21/01/2020 01:24
Fascinating.

The governing bodies code analysis about communication which should be: "transparent and accountable, engaging effectively with stakeholders and nurturing internal democracy." is particularly interesting.

While Sarries have undoubtedly acted under-handedly (for the trolls, I'm not arguing that), but two wrongs do not make a right. This article, which deals largely in known facts and the regulations, implies a wholly incompetent EPL, and secondly we may be witnessing some form of stitch-up. Which is what Dr. V. implied. (= listen to BBC RUW interview)

With the lack of transparency I'm currently starting to envision:
1. A bunch of bullying club chairmen coercing a weak, indecisive EPL to ride rough-shod over their regulations and into knee-jerk actions, to sate their general sense of envy and jealously;
2. A classic Johnsonian/Trumpian diversionary tactic (which the media devour) to make as much emotional noise about Saracens ("The lady doth protest too much, methinks"), to move attention away from some of their activities, and any real facts, which are still being suppressed by EPL, and I suspect may be in Dyson's analysis.
It looks like EPL and the club Chairmen can't manage one scandal at all well, a second one for them might mean some of the incompetents (including possibly some club Chairmen) face the axe and vilification as well!


As an aside - I'll repeat a question in a previous thread. Why has the relatively expensive Jamie Roberts suddenly and almost overnight disappeared to play for the Stormers in S.Africa ? Maybe someone in the W.Country also can't use a spreadsheet ? I'm sure the L.I. chairman would like to know, as he's had so many players lured away.

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