Discliplinary actions

SANZAR inconsistent yet again

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Inconsistency in SANZAR Judicial Systems …..what else do we expect? Stormers Du Preez gets 6 weeks for Tip Tackle The SANZAR Duty Judicial Officer Nigel Hampton QC has accepted a guilty plea from Robert du Preez of the Stormers for…

Latu and Skelton appeals rejected

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Waratahs forwards Tolu Latu and Will Skelton have both had their appeals against suspensions rejected by SANZAR. Both players will now serve their respective four-week and two-week bans as previously determined. A SANZAR Appeals Committee, chaired by Lex Mpati (South…

Skelton and Latu gets off lightly

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If one look at what happened earlier in the season with the likes of Frans Steyn then you realize that to understand SANZAR disciplinary procedures and action taken against players is the same as to get your mind around evolution.…

Weekend’s “BadBoys” club

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This week sees a few citing of players that nominated themselves for some force rest in the final stages of the Super Rugby competition. The Australian Waratahs have two players sitting in-front of SANZAR to explain there actions on the…

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Frans Steyn’s red card has been rescinded after a Sanzar judicial hearing found him not guilty of executing a tip-tackle on Aaron Cruden.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…