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12-year ban for Rugby League trainer
A rugby league trainer who entered the field of play and repeatedly thumped a player in a rival team earlier this month has been banned for 12 years.
The incident occurred in the A-grade reserves fixture between the Manly Cove Rebels and the Belrose Eagles in the Manly Warringah District Junior Rugby League on 8th May. The trainer, Will Teu, was found guilty and sentenced by a MWDJRL judiciary panel.
Teu's solicitor Ian Byrne, who is a Manly Cove club sponsor, described the outcome as "outrageous" and confirmed an appeal will be lodged stating "to be handed a ban of this nature is hard to fathom, it is effectively a life term."
Byrne added he understands the judiciary has a job to do, but felt the ruling was excessive.
Poor behavior in football codes in Sydney's north has also seen a Forest Killarney Premier League football player handed a one-year ban for hitting a referee, while a Manly Marlins rugby union player is facing up to 10 years jail and has been banned from the club for life after being charged with punching a rival in the face during a game on Saturday 21st May, leaving the alleged victim with life-long injuries.
The Northern Suburbs player was badly injured after Marlins player allegedly punched him in the face during a game at Manly Oval.
The 23-year-old Marlins player, was interviewed and charged by Police after a week-long investigation into an alleged assault that left a Northern Suburbs player with a shattered jaw, broken cheekbone and several missing teeth.
Manly crime manager Detective-Inspector Luke Arthurs said the assault followed a tackle on the Marlins player by the 25-year-old Norths player.
The man's upper jaw was so badly broken that a number of his teeth were dislodged in his mouth and he was also suffering from a compression fracture to one cheek which was partially inoperable.
He has since undergone surgery and has had a number of bolts inserted into his jaw to hold the bones together.
The Manly player has been charged with recklessly causing grievous bodily harm and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
He has been bailed to appear at Manly Court on 22nd June.
Manly Marlins President Mark McKenzie told local newspaper The Manly Daily the accused player had been banned from the club for life after Saturday's game, stating "we do not condone this kind of behaviour and (the accused) will not play for us ever again."
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