BLUES WING Rene Ranger has received a two-week suspension after pleading guilty to a dangerous tackle charge on Bulls wing Bjorn Basson.
The incident happened in the 79th minute of the sides’ clash at Loftus Versfeld when Basson had slid in for a last-minute try.
Ranger was deemed by SANZAR judicial officer Mike Heron to have had used no arms when attempting to prevent the score.
Ranger will miss the Blues’ matches against the Stormers and Hurricanes this and next weekend respectively.« Back to Articles
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Pressure is on Benji, but shouldn't we remember SBW went to France (Toulon) for 2 years to learn the game.
With all of the news around concussion do you think there should be safety measures in place for players to ensure they don't play on after a head know? How and who should police that?
With the start of club rugby upon us, how can we maintain the value of the clubs in player pathways and community spirit.