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Watmough facing two match ban

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by WAMF, Jul 30, 2012.

  1. WAMF

    WAMF Well-Known Member

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    Manly’s top four aspirations have been dealt a blow with forward Anthony Watmough facing a two-match ban after he was charged with a Grade 2 dangerous contact – unnecessary arm pressure, by the NRL Match Review Committee on Monday.

    Watmough was charged for his 39th minute tackle on Warriors fullback Kevin Locke during the Sea Eagles heart-stopping 24-22 victory in Western Australia.

    The base charge for the tackle is 250 points, but that would be reduced to 187 if Manly decide to take the early plea.

    Watmough will miss one match with an early guilty plea, but could be ruled out for two games if he fights the charge at the NRL judiciary and loses.

    If suspended Watmough will miss his side’s important clash with the fifth placed Cowboys in North Queensland on Saturday night.

    The reigning NRL Premiers have had an injury and suspension plagued title defence throughout the 2012 season.

    The news of Watmough’s charge from the match review committee comes after prop Jason King left the field early against the Warriors with severe bruising to the chest area.

    The Sea Eagles issued a press statement today saying King’s progress would be monitored throughout the week and that there was a slight chance he’ll be right to play against the Cowboys in Townsville.

    It is expected star fullback Brett Stewart will be back from a hamstring injury for the Round 22 clash.

    With just two points separating the third placed Storm from the sixth placed Sea Eagles, the next few matches are crucial in the battle for a top four spot.

    Manly have a tough fixture list in the next four weeks, they take on the Cowboys in Townsville, before facing the second placed Rabbitohs, fast finishing Knights and then the fourth placed Broncos in consecutive weeks.

    The Sea Eagles will have until midday on Tuesday to enter a plea.

    Andrew Bryan NRL.com Mon, Jul 30, 2012 - 2:35 PM
    http://www.nrl.com/watmough-facing-two-match-ban/tabid/10874/newsid/68951/default.aspx
     
  2. WAMF

    WAMF Well-Known Member

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    Manly’s top four aspirations have been dealt a blow with forward Anthony Watmough facing a two-match ban after he was charged with a Grade 2 dangerous contact – unnecessary arm pressure, by the NRL Match Review Committee on Monday.

    Watmough was charged for his 39th minute tackle on Warriors fullback Kevin Locke during the Sea Eagles heart-stopping 24-22 victory in Western Australia.

    The base charge for the tackle is 250 points, but that would be reduced to 187 if Manly decide to take the early plea.

    Watmough will miss one match with an early guilty plea, but could be ruled out for two games if he fights the charge at the NRL judiciary and loses.

    If suspended Watmough will miss his side’s important clash with the fifth placed Cowboys in North Queensland on Saturday night.

    The reigning NRL Premiers have had an injury and suspension plagued title defence throughout the 2012 season.

    The news of Watmough’s charge from the match review committee comes after prop Jason King left the field early against the Warriors with severe bruising to the chest area.

    The Sea Eagles issued a press statement today saying King’s progress would be monitored throughout the week and that there was a slight chance he’ll be right to play against the Cowboys in Townsville.

    It is expected star fullback Brett Stewart will be back from a hamstring injury for the Round 22 clash.

    With just two points separating the third placed Storm from the sixth placed Sea Eagles, the next few matches are crucial in the battle for a top four spot.

    Manly have a tough fixture list in the next four weeks, they take on the Cowboys in Townsville, before facing the second placed Rabbitohs, fast finishing Knights and then the fourth placed Broncos in consecutive weeks.

    The Sea Eagles will have until midday on Tuesday to enter a plea.

    Andrew Bryan NRL.com Mon, Jul 30, 2012 - 2:35 PM
    http://www.nrl.com/watmough-facing-two-match-ban/tabid/10874/newsid/68951/default.aspx
     
  3. Napper

    Napper Well-Known Member

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    Inglis puts a bloke on a stretcher and gets 3. What a load of **** they should fight it.
     
  4. Napper

    Napper Well-Known Member

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    Inglis puts a bloke on a stretcher and gets 3. What a load of **** they should fight it.
     
  5. The Who

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    And Cronk? Nothing?
    What's going on?
     
  6. The Who

    The Who Well-Known Member

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    And Cronk? Nothing?
    What's going on?
     
  7. lloydy

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    Ah well a week off without the travel up north will be good for him.
     
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  8. lloydy

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    Ah well a week off without the travel up north will be good for him.
     
  9. TWO DOGS

    TWO DOGS Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Completely agree. To be charged for that tackle is ridiculous. Some very strange decisions coming from the match review committee such as Smith not charged in the last round.
     
  10. TWO DOGS

    TWO DOGS Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Completely agree. To be charged for that tackle is ridiculous. Some very strange decisions coming from the match review committee such as Smith not charged in the last round.
     
  11. Stevo

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    FIGHT THE **** OUT OF THAT.
     
  12. Stevo

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    FIGHT THE **** OUT OF THAT.
     
  13. Brissie Kid

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    The NRL are nuts. When Manly & Watmough appeal the NRL have brought upon themselves 3 days of national media debate & tv replays of chicken wing tackles in league. A great look for the game all over a nothing tackle that was an accident.
     
  14. Brissie Kid

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    The NRL are nuts. When Manly & Watmough appeal the NRL have brought upon themselves 3 days of national media debate & tv replays of chicken wing tackles in league. A great look for the game all over a nothing tackle that was an accident.
     
  15. Cameron

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    So Cronks which was worse gets nothing. The match review panel are as incompetent as the referees.
     
  16. Cameron

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    So Cronks which was worse gets nothing. The match review panel are as incompetent as the referees.
     
  17. Kiwi Eagle

    Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    ****ing joke, I am sick of this mob

    Cam sMyth gets nothing for his disgusting ankle twist, which even Peter Sterling highlighted during the footy show, yet Choc gets done for this, which came about from being in an awkward position with no intent imo

    Surprised to see Matai isn't up for 10 years with no parole
     
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  18. Kiwi Eagle

    Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    ****ing joke, I am sick of this mob

    Cam sMyth gets nothing for his disgusting ankle twist, which even Peter Sterling highlighted during the footy show, yet Choc gets done for this, which came about from being in an awkward position with no intent imo

    Surprised to see Matai isn't up for 10 years with no parole
     
  19. mickqld

    mickqld Sack Greenslime 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Here we go with the bul***it Manly loading again. Grade 2, 250 pts what a load of garbage. Unecessary force on the arm are these can't understand normal thinking people kidding or what. Teo,Kasiano, try to decapitate guys and get nothing Inglis trys to kill someone and gets 3. Choc rolls over a guy who has put his arm up like most people do when they're tackled and cops this ****. The juduciary is nothing more than a joke
     
  20. mickqld

    mickqld Sack Greenslime 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Here we go with the bul***it Manly loading again. Grade 2, 250 pts what a load of garbage. Unecessary force on the arm are these can't understand normal thinking people kidding or what. Teo,Kasiano, try to decapitate guys and get nothing Inglis trys to kill someone and gets 3. Choc rolls over a guy who has put his arm up like most people do when they're tackled and cops this ****. The juduciary is nothing more than a joke
     

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