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Brawl legacy threatens their grand final dreams

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by ManlyBacker, Sep 9, 2011.

  1. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

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    THE fallout from last month's brawl between Manly and Melbourne is set to continue throughout the finals, with 10 Sea Eagles and Storm players among 19 walking a judiciary tightrope during the play-offs.


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  2. WAMF

    WAMF Well-Known Member

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    "Even a grade one careless high tackle charge, which is considered the most minor offence as it carries a penalty of only 75 demerit points, would result in a suspension for most of the players with outstanding carry-over points."

    Not entirely correct. Only a finding or admission of guilt would see players with carry over points miss any games. A charge does not automatically equal a suspension.
     
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    • Masked Eagle

      Masked Eagle Well-Known Member

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      True, but it means that taking early guilty pleas to the most minor of charges will still see a player miss game time. Also I would have thought beating a minor charge at the judiciary will be a tough thing to do.
       
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      • Dan

        Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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        Once again it will be the fans who are punished
         
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