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    Quote Originally Posted by Dickie E View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jolly Roger View Post
    NOTHING warrants this level of behaviour on a sports pitch!

    Regardless of what has been said or done previously there is absolutely no justification whatsoever.

    Frankly I am appalled that rugby referees and others with a passion for the game can see ANY way of justifying this action.

    I am not going to suggest appropriate courses of action for someone who is abused, verbally or physically, on the pitch as we all know what they are. Kicking someone in the head is not one of them.

    After many years in the Army, playing rugby for 30 years, boxing and martial arts there is NOTHING that I can envisage which justifies running up to someone who is tying their shoe lace and kicking him in the head. A man with a knife kneeling over my wife, yes. But this? No way...NOTHING can justify this!!!!

    i think the Arizona DC agrees see below, from: http://www.goffrugbyreport.com/news/...tails-released

    After further consideration and discussion the ARU DC with have decided to move forward with a lifetime ban for Crawford with an option for review after 5 years and an option for an immediate appeal if he so desires within 14 days.

    from NKW keyboard: decision gives Crawford 14 days to appeal as the DC would like to hear from Crawford (this is in article), kinda unfair and silly to assign 14 days when I'm sure his defense attorney has probably told Crawford "do not talk to anyone about your case" .

    also from DC and article;

    The reason we are recommending an option for an immediate appeal to our decision is to afford Jordan due process and if he would like to make a statement to support his claim of self-defense.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Not Kurt Weaver View Post
    i think the Arizona DC agrees see below, from: http://www.goffrugbyreport.com/news/...tails-released

    After further consideration and discussion the ARU DC with have decided to move forward with a lifetime ban for Crawford with an option for review after 5 years and an option for an immediate appeal if he so desires within 14 days.

    from NKW keyboard: decision gives Crawford 14 days to appeal as the DC would like to hear from Crawford (this is in article), kinda unfair and silly to assign 14 days when I'm sure his defense attorney has probably told Crawford "do not talk to anyone about your case" .

    also from DC and article;

    The reason we are recommending an option for an immediate appeal to our decision is to afford Jordan due process and if he would like to make a statement to support his claim of self-defense.
    In other words: they are doing what the process tells them to do and affording him his rights per Reg 17 and 18. Nothing to be read into it one way one way or another.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SimonSmith View Post
    In other words: they are doing what the process tells them to do and affording him his rights per Reg 17 and 18. Nothing to be read into it one way one way or another.
    Huh, I didn't know due process (their words) could have linitations placed on it. I realize, The AZ DC and AZRU are presumably private organization (unless they are a non profit) they can do whatever they want, such as limiting due process (their words).

    Are Reg 17 and 18 the WRU documents?, or are they USAR?

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    They are WR regulations to which USA R - and perforce, everything subordinate to USA R - adheres.
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    A civil case is also filed by the injured player from video. I was unable to see if the referee is named as a defendant or not. Head coaches from both teams are named as defendants among others. I have not fpund refs name from incident to see if he is included.

    http://www.superiorcourt.maricopa.go...=CV2017-013261

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