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Crusaders escape as Brumbies miss last-chance conversion
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Crusaders escape as Brumbies miss last-chance conversion

May 15th 2021, 11:12 AM 7,360 Views 7 Comments

It went right down to the wire in Christchurch earlier.

Wolves left to rue Saiss miss in goalless draw at Aston Villa
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Wolves left to rue Saiss miss in goalless draw at Aston Villa

Mar 6th 2021, 7:58 PM 2,701 Views 1 Comment

The defender fired over an open goal from a yard out after Conor Coady hit the post.

Saracens escape points deduction and are fined just €50,000 at hearing
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Saracens escape points deduction and are fined just €50,000 at hearing

Feb 7th 2020, 10:15 PM 24,687 Views 30 Comments

The English club are free to face Leinster in the quarter-finals, although EPCR can appeal the decision.

Ronaldo spares Emre Can's blushes as below-par Juve see off Lazio
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Ronaldo spares Emre Can's blushes as below-par Juve see off Lazio

Jan 27th 2019, 9:59 PM 9,415 Views 3 Comments

The ex-Liverpool man scored an own goal, but it ultimately didn’t matter.

Huge boost for Kildare as Kevin Feely cleared to play against Armagh
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Huge boost for Kildare as Kevin Feely cleared to play against Armagh

Jul 21st 2017, 9:53 AM 4,541 Views 15 Comments

The Kildare midfielder won his appeal against the black card he received against Clare in the Allianz League.

One of the Open favorites had a 2-stroke penalty waived in controversial ruling
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One of the Open favorites had a 2-stroke penalty waived in controversial ruling

Jul 21st 2017, 8:50 AM 9,527 Views 8 Comments

There were more questions for Jon Rahm at the Irish Open recently of course.

Farrell let off the hook as two-week ban allows him to play in Champions Cup final
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Farrell let off the hook as two-week ban allows him to play in Champions Cup final

Apr 27th 2016, 6:50 PM 5,988 Views 9 Comments

The England out-half will breathe a sigh of relief following his hearing in London.

Disciplinary committee choose to ignore 'gypsy boy' history and give Joe Marler two-week ban for kick
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Disciplinary committee choose to ignore 'gypsy boy' history and give Joe Marler two-week ban for kick

Apr 27th 2016, 2:19 PM 6,197 Views 24 Comments

Wasps prop Simon McIntyre received the same punishment for a similar offence.

The Six Nations will not punish Joe Marler for 'gypsy boy' slur
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The Six Nations will not punish Joe Marler for 'gypsy boy' slur

Mar 16th 2016, 10:51 PM 10,073 Views 27 Comments

The Harlequins man will also not be banned for striking an opponent.

Mayo handed boost ahead of Dublin showdown after defender wins red card appeal
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Mayo handed boost ahead of Dublin showdown after defender wins red card appeal

Aug 20th 2015, 12:57 AM 7,253 Views 12 Comments

The Westport club man will be free to play at Croke Park on 30 August.

CSKA Moscow let off with partial stadium ban for Yaya Toure abuse
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CSKA Moscow let off with partial stadium ban for Yaya Toure abuse

Oct 30th 2013, 4:57 PM 1,553 Views 9 Comments

UEFA has ordered the Russian club to close Sector D of Arena Khimki for the upcoming Champions League game.

Cheick Tiote handed suspended prison sentence for buying fake driving licence
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Cheick Tiote handed suspended prison sentence for buying fake driving licence

Oct 28th 2013, 7:32 PM 3,799 Views 3 Comments

The Newcastle United midfielder admitted to paying €15,000 to a man in Belgium for the forged document.

No FA action for Callum McManaman over horror Haidara tackle
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No FA action for Callum McManaman over horror Haidara tackle

Mar 19th 2013, 4:38 PM 1,004 Views 0 Comments

An FA statement said that as match officials had seen the incident, the governing body was powerless to take retrospective disciplinary action.

'Unduly lenient': IRB to appeal Thomson stamp ban
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'Unduly lenient': IRB to appeal Thomson stamp ban

Nov 22nd 2012, 8:44 AM 645 Views 0 Comments

The New Zealand back row was given a one-week ban for stamping on the head of Alasdair Strokosch.

Van Persie avoids FA sanction despite Pardew criticism
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Van Persie avoids FA sanction despite Pardew criticism

Oct 8th 2012, 6:44 PM 1,131 Views 27 Comments

Calls for the striker to be punished were made after he allegedly elbowed Newcastle midfielder Yohan Cabaye.

Ferguson dubs Terry ban 'lenient'
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Ferguson dubs Terry ban 'lenient'

Sep 28th 2012, 4:06 PM 739 Views 1 Comment

“It is time to move on and so should the game,” said the Manchester United manager today.

No further action against Barton after arrest
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No further action against Barton after arrest

Jul 19th 2012, 7:08 PM 939 Views 0 Comments

The QPR midfielder was involved in a scuffle outside a Liverpool nightclub on 4 June.

What the...? Balotelli's challenge on Alex Song goes unpunished by the FA
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What the...? Balotelli's challenge on Alex Song goes unpunished by the FA

Apr 10th 2012, 5:47 PM 811 Views 0 Comments

The suits claim that their hands are tied because it was not an off-the-ball incident.

Possibility of becoming England captain helped Hartley get a lighter ban for biting
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Possibility of becoming England captain helped Hartley get a lighter ban for biting

Apr 2nd 2012, 10:32 AM 585 Views 1 Comment

The Northampton Saints hooker was given glowing references by forwards coach Graham Rowntree during his disciplinary hearing for the incident involving Stephen Ferris.

Pulis escapes driving ban by claiming Stoke would be relegated
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Pulis escapes driving ban by claiming Stoke would be relegated

Mar 21st 2012, 2:27 PM 734 Views 0 Comments

The Potters manager came up with one of the most novel pleas we’ve ever heard.

Lucky man: Bonds is spared prison sentence over obstruction of justice
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Lucky man: Bonds is spared prison sentence over obstruction of justice

Dec 17th 2011, 12:28 PM 190 Views 0 Comments

Barry Bonds has received a lenient sentence after he was convicted of deliberately misleading a jury.