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French suspensions galore

Written by Andre Bosch (KSA Shark ©)

Posted in :Uncategorized on 12 Apr 2008 at 09:10
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Following the fighting in the matches between Toulon and Pau and between Agen and Mont-de-Marsan at the end of March, the Ligue Nationale de Rugby’s disciplinary tribunal has suspended ten players.

And there are other suspensions.

Rugby 365 reports that amongst those suspended is the Toulon coach Tana Umaga for disregarding the referee’s instructions to get off the field the other players were suspended for fighting. In all four from Toulon have been suspended.


Mafileo Kefu (Toulon), suspended for 60 days
Philip Fitzgerald (Toulon), suspended for 30 days
Saimone Taumoepeau (Toulon), suspended for 20 days
Tana Umaga (Toulon), suspended for 10 days
Damien Costanzo (Pau), suspended for 30 days
Jalil Narjissi (Agen), suspended for 50 days
Arnaud Mignardi (Agen), suspended for 30 days
Thomas Soucaze (Agen), suspended for 20 days
Laurent Travini (Mont-de-Marsan), suspended for 30 days
Jocelino Suta (Mont-de-Marsan), suspended for 20 days

In addition Arnaud Mathet of Lyon tested positive for the use of cannabis and has been suspended for three months.

The European Rugby Cup’s disciplinary committee has suspended Viliami Vaki of Perpignan for a week. He was sent off just before the end of the Heineken Cup quarterfinal with London


  • Wow. None of our guys involved. Impressive, if somewhat surprising

  • Comment 1, posted at 12.04.08 09:16:16 by robd'ylan Reply
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  • Saffa’s are dirty but for the most part not good fighters…

  • Comment 2, posted at 12.04.08 09:52:16 by bryce_in_oz Reply

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  • Dirty French! :smile:

  • Comment 3, posted at 12.04.08 11:16:01 by racheltjiedebeer Reply

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  • Comment 4, posted at 12.04.08 13:39:58 by racheltjiedebeer Reply

    McLovinAssistant coach
  • Disgraceful.

  • Comment 5, posted at 12.04.08 13:42:04 by racheltjiedebeer Reply

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