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Shannon Boyd punch on Myles

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by ricardo, Aug 29, 2016.

  1. ricardo

    ricardo Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +2,446 /115
    I was at the game and was wondering why Shannon Boyd wasn't walked?

    I thought it was the rule that if you punch someone you are off for the remainder of the match?

    It was a clear punch that Nate sat down for so the video ref could view it. Manly even got a penalty for it.
  2. globaleagle

    globaleagle Je saisis mon chapeau. Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +13,353 /117
    ref's called it 'lashing out'

    so when you hit a manly player it's just lashing out so no penalty needed.

    Of course, everyone else in the footy world knows it was a punch.

    media will prob remain quiet.
  3. tookey

    tookey Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +5,801 /186
    Boyd's punch was a disgrace

    It should have been much harder
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    • bob dylan

      bob dylan Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

      +6,440 /192
      The day that's called a punch will be the day I turn off league forever.
      • Agree Agree x 1
      • Fluffy

        Fluffy Well-Known Member

        +5,631 /205
        rules are you spend 10 in the bin for a closed fist into the head

        he should have been binned simple as that.

        Refs must have got the call from Toddy to change the rules
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