Disciplinary

Wiping red card wrong on all counts

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Exonerating Francois Steyn is a red card stain in Sanzar’s rap sheet reports Wynne Gray New Zealand Herald It’s equally as bad that Sanzar has chosen to remove the red card from Steyn’s record in a decision which will encourage illegal gang…

Liam Messam Citing Upheld

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A SANZAR Judicial Hearing has found Liam Messam of the Chiefs guilty of contravening Law 10.4 (m) Acts contrary to good sportsmanship, after he was cited following a Super Rugby match at the weekend. No sanction has been imposed on…

Steyn off the hook

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Frans Steyn’s red card has been rescinded after a Sanzar judicial hearing found him not guilty of executing a tip-tackle on Aaron Cruden. Steyn received a red card during the first half of the Shark’s 12-11 victory over the Chiefs…

Bismarck accepts wrongdoing

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Bismarck du Plessis appeared in a SANZAR judicial hearing, following him being issued with a red card for foul play in the 18th minute of yesterday’s Vodacom Super Rugby match against the Chiefs at Growthpoint KINGS PARK. Upon pleading guilty…

Triggs gets one-week ban for punch

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Blues lock Hayden Triggs has been banned for one week for his punch on Stormers captain Duane Vermeulen at Newlands on Saturday. The SANZAR Duty Judicial Officer Robert Stelzner SC has accepted a guilty plea from Triggs for contravening Law…

Ryno Barnes cleared of wrongdoing

GWK Griquas hooker Ryno Barnes on Friday was cleared of wrongdoing after receiving a red card in their Absa Currie Cup clash against the Vodacom Blue Bulls last weekend for allegedly verbally abusing the referee. Barnes appeared before a SARU…

WP Elstadt suspended for three weeks

DHL Western Province flank Rynhardt Elstadt on Wednesday was suspended for three weeks for charging into a ruck dangerously in their Absa Currie Cup clash against the EP Kings last Friday. Elstadt received a yellow card for the incident, which…

Griquas Francke founded not guilty

GWK Griquas outside centre Jonathan Francke was found not guilty at a SARU disciplinary hearing of executing a dangerous tackle in the Absa Currie Cup Premier Division match between the GWK Griquas and Cell C Sharks in Kimberley on Saturday.…

King suppend for one week

The SANZAR Duty Judicial Officer Peter Ingwersen has accepted a guilty plea from Chris King of the Highlanders for contravening Law 10.4 (a) Punching or striking, after he was cited during a Super Rugby match at the weekend.  King has…