The Mata'utia Final

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The Mata'utia Final

Post by tykeneil » Sun Jun 06, 2021 10:02 am

Thought I would get in first before the media take over

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Re: The Mata'utia Final

Post by cogito ergo sum » Sun Jun 06, 2021 10:31 pm

Are there any other examples of brothers opposing each other at Wembley? (RL that is)

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Re: The Mata'utia Final

Post by Tamworth Tiger » Sun Jun 06, 2021 11:10 pm

Did the Pauls ever do it?
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Re: The Mata'utia Final

Post by SuffolkTiger » Sun Jun 06, 2021 11:13 pm

cogito ergo sum wrote: Sun Jun 06, 2021 10:31 pm Are there any other examples of brothers opposing each other at Wembley? (RL that is)
A few lines on this here. Not sure if the Sculthorpes did end up opposing one another.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/rugby_l ... 705131.stm

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Re: The Mata'utia Final

Post by tykeneil » Tue Jul 13, 2021 9:28 am

I guess not anymore - Sione given 2 x 1 match bans

Terrible for him and missing final but not sure how you can enter 2 guilty pleas at same time and benefit from the ban being reduced

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Re: The Mata'utia Final

Post by Tamworth Tiger » Tue Jul 13, 2021 9:40 am

Coverage in this week’s League Express about it.
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Re: The Mata'utia Final

Post by Tamworth Tiger » Tue Jul 13, 2021 10:00 am

As it turns out Saints Matautia has got a two match suspension and will miss the final
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Re: The Mata'utia Final

Post by Nobody » Tue Jul 13, 2021 3:33 pm

Saints are appealing the ban
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Re: The Mata'utia Final

Post by Tamworth Tiger » Tue Jul 13, 2021 3:43 pm

Both bans, or just one of them?
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Re: The Mata'utia Final

Post by Mucky1978 » Tue Jul 13, 2021 3:48 pm

Both will get overturned without a doubt.

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Re: The Mata'utia Final

Post by FIat Capper » Tue Jul 13, 2021 3:49 pm

Does the appeal take place next week and therefore allow him to play the final?

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Re: The Mata'utia Final

Post by Tamworth Tiger » Tue Jul 13, 2021 3:55 pm

If they overturn two bans for separate offences it will ridicule the entire process. Nothing new there though!!
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Re: The Mata'utia Final

Post by Mucky1978 » Tue Jul 13, 2021 4:04 pm

FIat Capper wrote: Tue Jul 13, 2021 3:49 pm Does the appeal take place next week and therefore allow him to play the final?
Will be tonight.

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Re: The Mata'utia Final

Post by jackknife » Tue Jul 13, 2021 4:25 pm

i bet the rfl overturn one of the bans and he takes early guilty plea for the other n plays in final.

Yet if it was one of ours the ban would be extended to 3 games.
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Re: The Mata'utia Final

Post by FIat Capper » Tue Jul 13, 2021 4:55 pm

jackknife wrote: Tue Jul 13, 2021 4:25 pm i bet the rfl overturn one of the bans and he takes early guilty plea for the other n plays in final.

Yet if it was one of ours the ban would be extended to 3 games.
Surely early plea is not available to him now, he's appealed.

At the very least the ban should remain but the panel did set a precedent when upping Watts' ban.

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