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South Africa lock Eben Etzebeth is free to play against England this weekend after being cleared of eye-gouging at a disciplinary hearing on Tuesday. Etzebeth had been cited for making contact with the "eye or eye area" of Scotland fly-half Greig
Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth has been cited for making contact with the "eye or eye area" of Scotland flyhalf Greig Laidlaw, the International Rugby Board (IRB) announced on Monday. The alleged incident occurred in the second half of the Springboks'
Sunday Oct 21, 2012 Enough is enough, an example has made out of Scott Higginbotham...He's had fingers in the eyes, knees to to the head, punches and stomps all over. He said the knee to his face from Higginbotham midway through the first half was
The Bulls will not agree to a demand from Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder that they need to apologise after no evidence of eye-gouging was found by Sanzar's judiciary system, High Performance and Media Manager Ian Schwartz said on Monday...According
59 PM Friday Mar 9, 2012 Rebels lock Adam Byrnes is appealing his 10 week ban from Super Rugby for eye gouging. Byrnes was found guilty of making contact with the eye in the Rebels loss to the Waratahs last week. His appeal will be heard next Tuesday.
Stade Francais prop Attoub was initially banned for 70 weeks for eye-gouging Ferris during a Heineken Cup game in Ravenhill in December 2009. He lost an appeal, but his ban was later cut to 52 weeks by the French National Olympic Committee. Attoub,
No More Eye-Gouging, Please Earlier this month we told you about the man in Italy who stood up during mass and gouged out his eyes right there in front of all his fellow worshipers. Then last weekend, a bull gored Spanish bullfighter Juan Jose
Leonardo Ghiraldini has been suspended for 15 weeks for his attempted eye gouge on Ireland prop Cian Healy. Ghiraldini acknowledged that he had been guilty of the offence during the first half of Sunday's 36-6 World Cup Pool C defeat at Otago Stadium.
A procession rounded the main streets of Upazilla headquarter before the rally. The people carried a banner titled: "Inhabitants' enraged demonstration in protest of mysterious role of administration on gouging two eyes and fracturing hands and legs
Cueto's punishment will expire before the World Cup When is an eye gouge not an eye gouge? Or to be more specific, when do the rugby authorities take a draconian approach to the offence and when do they feel more tolerant? I ask the question in all