Disciplinary farce hurts RWC credibility

October 15, 2015 4

TweetA wonderful World Cup endured probably its lowest moment on Tuesday following four new incomprehensible disciplinary decisions….reports Planet Rugby The gap between the haves and the have nots appears to be getting wider as disciplinary […]

Double standards from World Rugby on citings ?

October 12, 2015 9

TweetQuestions need to be asked what is going on in the World Cup where players are deliberately committing dangerous play and World Rugby is doing absolutely nothing about these kind of incidents. Over the weekend […]

Galarza suspended for nine weeks

September 24, 2015 4

TweetArgentina lock Mariano Galarza will play no further part in the World Cup after being suspended for nine weeks. The Pumas second row was found guilty of making contact with the eye or eye area […]

Sykes and Greeff cleared by SARU

August 27, 2015 0

TweetORC Griquas No8 Carel Greeff and Eastern Province Kings lock and captain, Steven Sykes, can be considered for Absa Currie Cup action this weekend following the outcomes of their SARU Judicial Hearings on Wednesday. The […]

SANZAR inconsistent yet again

June 15, 2015 4

TweetInconsistency 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 […]

Latu and Skelton appeals rejected

May 29, 2015 0

TweetWaratahs 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, […]

Skelton and Latu gets off lightly

May 25, 2015 5

TweetIf 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 […]

Weekend’s “BadBoys” club

May 24, 2015 2

TweetThis 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 […]

Prior only gets 3 weeks for tip tackle

April 26, 2015 7

TweetThe SANZAR Duty Judicial Officer Nigel Hampton QC has accepted a guilty plea from Ian Prior of the Force for contravening Law 10.4 (j) Lifting Tackle, after he was sent off following a Super Rugby match […]

SANZAR appeal against Steyn’s ruling

March 25, 2015 13

Tweet SANZAR has lodged an appeal against the outcome of a judicial hearing held on Monday 23 March that found Francois Steyn of the Sharks not guilty of contravening Law 10.4 (j). A SANZAR Appeals […]

Wiping red card wrong on all counts

March 25, 2015 4

TweetExonerating 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 […]

Liam Messam Citing Upheld

March 24, 2015 1

Tweet 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. […]

Steyn off the hook

March 24, 2015 8

TweetFrans 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 […]

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