Keven Mealamu cited for his tackle on Lewis MoodyFollowing the England v New Zealand match (Saturday 6 November), the IRB appointed Citing Commissioner for the match, John West (Ireland), has cited the New Zealand player Keven Mealamu for an act contrary to Law 10.4a, striking with the head.The IRB appointed Judicial Officer, Professor Lorne Crerar will hear the case at a date and venue to be confirmed.1, This November will see a total of 29 matches being played involving International touring sides in the Six Nations territories. All disciplinary and anti-doping arrangements are managed from the Six Nations office in Dublin, with the six Unions having, once again, delegated their duties under IRB Regulations 17 (Illegal and/or Foul Play and Misconduct) and 21 (Anti-Doping) to the Six Nations organisation.2. Those matches categorised as “Tier 1” internationals by the IRB will have IRB-appointed independent Citing Commissioners and independent single Judicial Officers whereas in all other matches, either involving a “Tier 2” nation or a non-international team, the Six Nations appoints an independent Citing Commissioner and the Chairman of the Six Nations Disciplinary Panel (Professor Lorne Crerar) will appoint an independent three-man disciplinary committee if a hearing is required. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS 3. In all matches the Citing Commissioner has 48 hours from the end of the match in which to decide whether to cite a player. Hearings for red cards and any citingswill normally be held on the Tuesday or Wednesday following a weekend match.Mealamu will face the minimum of a one-month ban if he is found guilty. New Zealand head coach Graham Henry said: “He’s been cited for striking the head. It surprises me. He’s probably the cleanest player in the world isn’t he? It was purely accidental as far as I know.”It is understood that Mealamu is to be the only player cited from the Twickenham clash.
By Sharon OmahenUniversity of GeorgiaKroger customers can help build a new cabin at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center by buying a $1 paper icon at any of the grocery retailer’s 173 stores across Georgia between now and Feb. 2. “This is a tremendous opportunity for Georgians to support an organization that has provided countless opportunities for our children throughout the years,” said Glynn Jenkins, Kroger communications director.Kroger is the first corporate partner in the Rock Eagle 4-H Center Cabin Campaign, said Mary Ann Parsons, the Georgia 4-H Foundation director of development. Campaign organizers hope to raise $27 million to construct 52 new cabins, including the Kroger cabin, at the center, which is near Eatonton, Ga.“At the conclusion of this campaign, we will not only have raised funds to support the 4-H program,” Jenkins said, “but we will also have informed Kroger customers and others across Georgia about the important role Georgia 4-H plays in shaping our children.”The center has 54 cabins originally designed in the 1950s and renovated in the late 1980s. They have given shelter to more than 3 million 4-H’ers and adults.In 2004, a new prototype cabin was built at the center. It is open for use now. The new cabins will be handicap accessible and accommodate 22 people.To find the Kroger store nearest you, visit www.kroger.com. To learn more about the fundraising project, visit www.georgia4hfoundation.org.
September 16, 2020 Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos on Wednesday placed injured linebacker Von Miller on injured reserve while he recovers from surgery to repair a dislodged tendon in his left ankle. Miller got hurt on a freak play last week during an indoor practice. He’s expected to miss the season.The Broncos also promoted cornerback De’Vante Bausby to their active roster and signed pass rusher Isaiah Irving to their practice squad. ___More AP NFL: https://apnews.com/NFL and https://twitter.com/AP_NFL Associated Press Broncos place Miller on IR, call up Bausby from scout squad Bausby is a fifth-year player who played for the Broncos last season before suffering a concussion in his fifth game and going on IR in October. He didn’t make the 53-man roster coming out of camp this summer but starter A.J. Bouye sustained a shoulder injury in the opener and coach Vic Fangio said Bouye is expected to miss a couple of weeks.Irving is a fourth-year pro from San Jose State who played in 33 career games with the Chicago Bears (2017-19), where Fangio was the defensive coordinator for his first two NFL seasons.Fangio said wide receiver Courtland Sutton (shoulder), who missed the opener, will be limited at practice Wednesday and running back Phillip Lindsay (turf toe) is day to day.___Follow Arnie Melendrez Stapleton on Twitter: http://twitter.com/arniestapleton