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#1 windogs

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Posted 10 June 2014 - 09:02 PM

Peacock (fined) and sarsfield (no charge) have both got off with no suspensions after the challenge cup game.

Does anyone else think that the system is a complete joke? Seems like that there is no consistency in the outcomes.

#2 phildog

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 07:57 AM

Yes, have a sneaky bet and you get banned for months, but assault somebody on the pitch and you're laughing!!

#3 TheTerminator

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 10:11 AM

You're seriously comparing a few punches thrown in the heat of battle to an immoral offence that brings the integrity of the whole sport into disrepute?? Get a grip.

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#4 9' oller

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 04:34 PM

Perhaps peacock got leniency with his impending retirement and mbe.... then again they did hug at full time so no hard feelings

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#5 DOGFATHER

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Posted 14 June 2014 - 05:26 AM

Personally, I thought Matty Bowen's 2 forearm smash in to the head of his opponent in the Cas game was far worse than the punches thrown in Leeds game. I suppose that is the issue with the sanctions imposed by the disciplinary panel, it comes down to the opinions of the people on the panel. I see Hudgell at HKR is airing his views about the panel too, I must admit though, looking at the sanctions I tend to agree with his conclusions, the bigger the club you play for, the less the punishment. 

 

I would be intrigued to see what the sanctions would be if a Championship player, for say Batley or Dewsbury had allegedly called a match official, (sorry an opposing winger) it just so happened he was looking at the Ref when he called him "A F'ing Fagg*t" during a game. The mind boggles at the sanctions that would be imposed for such an offence.

 

My guess would be, he would be serving more than a 5 match ban though.


Edited by DOGFATHER, 14 June 2014 - 05:39 AM.


#6 Blind side johnny

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Posted 14 June 2014 - 08:20 AM

Personally, I thought Matty Bowen's 2 forearm smash in to the head of his opponent in the Cas game was far worse than the punches thrown in Leeds game. I suppose that is the issue with the sanctions imposed by the disciplinary panel, it comes down to the opinions of the people on the panel. I see Hudgell at HKR is airing his views about the panel too, I must admit though, looking at the sanctions I tend to agree with his conclusions, the bigger the club you play for, the less the punishment. 

 

I would be intrigued to see what the sanctions would be if a Championship player, for say Batley or Dewsbury had allegedly called a match official, (sorry an opposing winger) it just so happened he was looking at the Ref when he called him "A F'ing Fagg*t" during a game. The mind boggles at the sanctions that would be imposed for such an offence.

 

My guess would be, he would be serving more than a 5 match ban though.

 

 

Creating a hypothetical situation, deciding what the outcome from that would be, then generating righteous outrage about it.

 

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