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Lucky Luke gets off scot-free


Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Original Content on 11 Nov 2008 at 12:53
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An SA Rugby Union disciplinary hearing against Luke Watson has found in the player’s favour.

Details are sketchy at this stage, but it appears that Watson has won this round. The hearing came to and end after only 90 minutes, apparently on the basis that the adjudicator appointed by SARU didn’t have the necessary authority to hear the case. I mean, what the hell?

In typically unrepentant, boorish fashion, the pint-sized pugilist saw fit to spout further vitriol after the hearing, branding those who accused him “incompetent”.

I guess this just shows the sheer futility of SARU actually trying to take any sort of meaningful action against anyone. They are in such a perpetual shambles that they must represent dream opposition to any legal team worth its salt. Certainly Watson’s crack squad of legal eagles didn’t take very long at all to wrap this one up.

A most unsatisfactory end to an unsavoury saga. Do us a favour, little Luke… dry up and blow away now. We are tired of you.



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  • Original story from 702.co.za:

    Watson off the hook
    Controversial rugby player Luke Watson is off the hook after a South African Rugby Union disciplinary hearing ruled in his favour on Tuesday.

    The ruling was a result of an inquiry into alleged statements made by Watson concerning SA rugby and the Springboks.

    He was charged with contravening rugby’s code of conduct but he said that the hearing found that the constitution regulations of SARU gave no basis for the charges against him.

    He said that he was delighted with the result but sorry that SARU saw fit to obtain unauthorised and incomplete cell phone recordings without identifying the informant.

    Watson also attacked the actions against him saying he deplored the incompetence surrounding the pressing of charges which he said were null and void from the outset.

  • Comment 1, posted at 11.11.08 12:54:51 by robdylan Reply
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  • An interesting onlooker/supporter at the hearing was Dr Asad Bhorat of the Soweto rugby club, the same good doctor that claimed the Springbok emblem was akin to the German national team wearing a swastika.

  • Comment 2, posted at 11.11.08 13:05:20 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • @Salmonoid (Comment 2) : interesting or interested?

  • Comment 3, posted at 11.11.08 13:08:52 by robdylan Reply
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  • “the pint-sized pugilist saw fit to spout further vitriol after the hearing”

    Fantastic literary skils! :mrgreen:

  • Comment 4, posted at 11.11.08 13:10:21 by klempie Reply

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  • skills *

  • Comment 5, posted at 11.11.08 13:10:50 by klempie Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 3) :
    Interesting – to me. He, no doubt was interested.

  • Comment 6, posted at 11.11.08 13:12:51 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • @klempie (Comment 5) : thanks… I started out by calling him a “little sh*t”, but decided against it. Don’t want his dogs of law on my case…

  • Comment 7, posted at 11.11.08 13:16:06 by robdylan Reply
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  • @klempie (Comment 4) :
    Thats some flashy skills hey! :lol:

    No surprise this – lets hope he won the battle but not the war: please slink off forever now Luke.

  • Comment 8, posted at 11.11.08 13:17:05 by Big Fish Reply
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  • @Big Fish (Comment 8) :

    And you still made me get hope this morning…. :evil: :wink:

  • Comment 9, posted at 11.11.08 13:24:26 by Ice (Bébé de Glace) Reply
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  • So Luke has been vindicated. Great news!!! :roll:

  • Comment 10, posted at 11.11.08 13:25:11 by wpw Reply
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  • @Big Fish (Comment 8) : agree. Let’s just let it go now

  • Comment 11, posted at 11.11.08 13:30:09 by robdylan Reply
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  • justice has prevailed! :roll:

  • Comment 12, posted at 11.11.08 13:33:00 by PJLD Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 11) :

    Until he get’s chosen as WP Captain. …………… in the VC that is.

  • Comment 13, posted at 11.11.08 13:33:07 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 7) : He’s hardly a big sh#t. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 14, posted at 11.11.08 13:36:30 by McLovin Reply

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  • I don’t think this is the last we’ll hear of him.

  • Comment 15, posted at 11.11.08 13:38:11 by McLovin Reply

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  • If the legal route doesn’t work so be it. I’ve changed my mind…I would love to see Puke back in the Currie Cup. There are other ways justice can be served like the bottom of a loose scrum :evil: :mad:

  • Comment 16, posted at 11.11.08 13:41:27 by Pokkel Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 13) : I have a feeling we haven’t seen the extent of Rassie’s subtle retribution just yet.

    Anyway, it’s a moot point. Duane Vermeulen is an infinitely superior 8thman, while Schalk Burger is a far better open side flank. There is no room for Luke in the starting 15 and if WP REALLY want to keep him on the bench, I hope Koster gets fed up and moves to Natal

  • Comment 17, posted at 11.11.08 13:41:55 by robdylan Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 14) :

    We shall overcome!! We shall overcome!!
    We shall overcome one day hey hey hey!
    Cos deep in my heart
    I do believe
    That we shall overcome one day!!!

    :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

  • Comment 18, posted at 11.11.08 13:42:47 by wpw Reply
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  • So how about this British weather? Even had a tornado warning on the radio last night. :roll:

  • Comment 19, posted at 11.11.08 13:43:04 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 19) : :lol: :lol:

  • Comment 20, posted at 11.11.08 13:44:40 by wpw Reply
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  • The best news is that he will be playing for the Stormers and WP next year.

  • Comment 21, posted at 11.11.08 13:47:41 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 18) : You’ll have to teach me that one. :smile:

  • Comment 22, posted at 11.11.08 13:48:04 by McLovin Reply

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  • @Salmonoid (Comment 21) : I’m looking forward to the 1st Stormer Bulls game. Bakkies might have a great game.

  • Comment 23, posted at 11.11.08 13:48:58 by Pokkel Reply
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  • The UK has about 35 tornadoes a year. :razz:

  • Comment 24, posted at 11.11.08 13:49:36 by McLovin Reply

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  • @Pokkel (Comment 23) : and a red card :roll:

  • Comment 25, posted at 11.11.08 13:49:40 by Pokkel Reply
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  • @Pokkel (Comment 25) :
    A few Stormers guys will probably have “great games” and blame it all on Bakkies as well. When opportunity calls, take it, even if he plays for your own team. :lol:

  • Comment 26, posted at 11.11.08 13:55:06 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 19) : my cheap plastic greenhouse saw its ass…

  • Comment 27, posted at 11.11.08 13:57:33 by robdylan Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 14) : Yes otherwise Jake would have picked him! ROFL

  • Comment 28, posted at 11.11.08 13:57:34 by klempie Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 24) : “tornadoes”

  • Comment 29, posted at 11.11.08 13:58:59 by klempie Reply

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  • @Salmonoid (Comment 26) : I like that idea :)

    Reckon Luke should be a little reluctant to accept braai invitations to AJ’s house, anyway… :)

  • Comment 30, posted at 11.11.08 13:59:57 by robdylan Reply
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  • Actually tis pissing down atm. Love it! :mrgreen:

  • Comment 31, posted at 11.11.08 14:00:15 by klempie Reply

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  • Im sure thats the easiest 30 grand his lawyer has made.

    Nice work Saru!

    fools :roll:

  • Comment 32, posted at 11.11.08 14:01:19 by CoffeeShopBok;-) Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 31) :

    ja…met daai soutie velletjie sal ek ook die reen verkies.. :wink: :twisted:

  • Comment 33, posted at 11.11.08 14:04:22 by Ice (Bébé de Glace) Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 27) : What was in the greenhouse?

  • Comment 34, posted at 11.11.08 14:10:27 by McLovin Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 31) : Where?

  • Comment 35, posted at 11.11.08 14:10:54 by McLovin Reply

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  • :roll: I just wish we never had any threads dedicated to this saga…cos now it really does seem like a waste of valuable cyber-space.

    I hope this is the end of it…back to the rugby !!! :cool:

  • Comment 36, posted at 11.11.08 14:13:18 by Kamov Ka50 - blckshrk Reply

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  • i hope Luke gets dropped to club level, straight to Ikeys. with Jake there, he will have to go “luke” for another team!

    bring Luke to the Leopards… Luke will invest in property in Orania after meeting a few of our Biltong eating fans.

  • Comment 37, posted at 11.11.08 14:14:12 by VanWilder Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 34) : my bonsai stock

  • Comment 38, posted at 11.11.08 14:14:56 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Kamov Ka50 – blckshrk (Comment 36) : agreed – back to the rugby.

    can’t wait for the match this weekend.

    You guys see the simpering Volday diatribe about Spies? Turns out he’s a mentally frail little chap who needs to be patted on the back all the time lest his game go to pieces.

    I reckon that’s bollocks

  • Comment 39, posted at 11.11.08 14:17:24 by robdylan Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 35) :

    here… :roll:

  • Comment 40, posted at 11.11.08 14:17:47 by Ice (Bébé de Glace) Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 38) : oh dear.

  • Comment 41, posted at 11.11.08 14:18:33 by McLovin Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 39) :

    Yeah I read that and almost puked.

    Aren’t roids supposed to give you confidence and aggresion? :roll:

  • Comment 42, posted at 11.11.08 14:19:10 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @Ice (Bébé de Glace) (Comment 40) : ha ha Ek lag my n papie en rol weg.. :grin:

  • Comment 43, posted at 11.11.08 14:19:56 by McLovin Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 39) : Me too. If he can’t cut it, they should get someone else. If only we can find an eigthman just as big and strong but with a brain… :wink:

  • Comment 44, posted at 11.11.08 14:22:17 by McLovin Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 42) : Yes and peanut sized balls.

  • Comment 45, posted at 11.11.08 14:23:05 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 43) :

    Jy hoef nie om te lag nie.. :wink:

    You asked where?? Jozi man..

  • Comment 46, posted at 11.11.08 14:25:14 by Ice (Bébé de Glace) Reply
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  • @Ice (Bébé de Glace) (Comment 46) : Thanks. :cool:

  • Comment 47, posted at 11.11.08 14:27:12 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 41) : nah – didn’t lose any trees. Thankfully. You would have seen me REALLY grumpy if that had happened

  • Comment 48, posted at 11.11.08 14:27:17 by robdylan Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 45) :

    Are you trying to imply that Earl Rose uses steroids? :razz:

  • Comment 49, posted at 11.11.08 14:30:05 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 49) : No. He has no balls. :twisted:

  • Comment 50, posted at 11.11.08 14:43:22 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 50) :

    :shock: :mrgreen:

    Where did you get ur lipstick by the way?? Love it, doll!! :twisted:

  • Comment 51, posted at 11.11.08 14:48:01 by Ice (Bébé de Glace) Reply
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  • @Ice (Bébé de Glace) (Comment 51) : L’Oreal. Cause I’m worth it. :smile:

  • Comment 52, posted at 11.11.08 14:53:12 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 52) :

    :mrgreen:

  • Comment 53, posted at 11.11.08 14:55:12 by Ice (Bébé de Glace) Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 52) :

    Bwaaahahaha.

  • Comment 54, posted at 11.11.08 14:58:54 by Kamov Ka50 - blckshrk Reply

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  • Is Earl Rose a Bonsai human.

  • Comment 55, posted at 11.11.08 15:03:36 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 52) : dude… U really giving us WP supporters a bad name…

    :roll:

  • Comment 56, posted at 11.11.08 15:05:20 by wpw Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 56) :

    WHAT DO YOU MEAN?!?!?!?!?!?!?

    He is the one guy on here not afraid to show his TRUE WP colours.

  • Comment 57, posted at 11.11.08 15:07:25 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @Salmonoid (Comment 55) : remember the stink about the Bonsai Kitten email hoax? Man, but some people will believe anything :mrgreen:

  • Comment 58, posted at 11.11.08 15:14:45 by robdylan Reply
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  • England collapse to 98 all out in final warm-up
    • Kevin Pietersen’s sided trounced by 124 runs by MCA XI
    • Michael Vaughan to join England Performance squad in India

    * Andy Bull
    * guardian.co.uk, Tuesday November 11 2008 10.45 GMT

    England captain Kevin Pietersen shows his dismay in Mumbai. Photograph: Pal Pillai/AFP/Getty Images

    If England’s initial warm-up win over Mumbai on Sunday provided some cheer after the side’s poor showing in the Stanford Series, it has been quickly dispelled by their dismal defeat today. Their 50-over match against the Mumbai Cricket Association XI was a rout of the worst kind; the makeshift Mumbai side bowled England out for just 98, having scored 222-7 in their own innings. England lost the match by 124 runs. The man who did the damage to England, Kshemal Waingankar, had played just one first-class match in his entire career, in which he had taken only one wicket. Against England today he finished with five for 37 from his eight overs.

    With just three days to go before their first one-day international against India, England will have to hope that this match is nothing more than an anomaly, the worry will be that it is far more than that. England lost five wickets in the first 12 overs of their innings, making them 35-5. Ian Bell fell for six in curiously inept fashion, edging a half-hearted cut shot through to the wicketkeeper. Matt Prior was out lbw soon after, as was Kevin Pietersen, who was out for a duck after he misjudged an attempt to come down the pitch and hit Waingankar through mid-wicket.

    His dismissal meant England had lost three wickets in three successive overs. Samit Patel and Paul Collingwood attempted to bolster the total with some cagier batting, but after five overs Collingwood drove to mid-on and Patel was caught at slip off Waingankar. England’s trio of all-rounders, Luke Wright, Ravi Bopara and Andrew Flintoff, were all dismissed in single figures. When Steve Harmison was out for four, England were 64-9 and only Patel, with 13, had made it into double digits. From there James Anderson and Graeme Swann added a negligble gloss to the total with a stand of 34. Anderson was out for 20, leaving Swann unbeaten as top-scorer with 24.

    In the field England found the going tough. With Ryan Sidebottom still unavailable for selection because of his calf problem and Stuart Broad suffering a sore knee, the England pace attack had a threadbare feel. James Anderson took the wicket of Praful Waghela in the third over, but after that Paul Valthaty and Sushant Marathe shared an 81-run partnership over 24 overs. Valthaty was caught in the deep off Graeme Swann, and Samit Patel and Steve Harmison then picked up a brace of wickets each. That was not before Shoaib Shaikh hit 37 from 35 balls to push MCA up to 222. It looked a tough target, it turned out that for England it was near-impossible.

    It was also announced this morning that Michael Vaughan will fly out to India to join the England Performance squad. Vaughan will join the team on November 21, in time for a three-day match in Bangalore on the 30.

  • Comment 59, posted at 11.11.08 15:30:36 by wpw Reply
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  • well maybe he got off here, but this will haunt him for a long long time. he has to play this game with his peers, who he slagged off. should be fun to watch….

  • Comment 60, posted at 11.11.08 15:32:55 by knersboy Reply

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  • @wpw (Comment 56) : @KSA Shark © (Comment 57) : hehehe :mrgreen:

  • Comment 61, posted at 11.11.08 15:56:53 by McLovin Reply

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  • Here comes the curve ball.
    Apparently SARU dont see the outcome of this debacle in the same light as Luke does. They feel that the hearing is to still take place as this mornings attempt was not correctly constituted.
    Luke feels otherwise and thus his own press release.

    Bakkies Botha is fit to play on Saturday.

  • Comment 62, posted at 11.11.08 16:08:18 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • @Salmonoid (Comment 62) :

    I hope that is true…AND that they will be able tohave another attempt.. :roll:

  • Comment 63, posted at 11.11.08 16:10:12 by Ice (Bébé de Glace) Reply
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  • From the Saru website

    “11 November 2008 (Posted: 15:16)

    Judicial Officer Nape Dolamo ruled on Tuesday at the outset of the hearing against Luke Watson on charges of breaching certain sections of the South Rugby Union code of conduct, that his appointment as Judicial Officer was not authorised by the relevant regulations in terms of which he had been appointed.
    Mr Dolamo emphasised that this ruling did not, of course, mean an end of the matter but that in the light of his ruling the hearing could not proceed.

    As a result, the merits of the complaint against Mr Watson were not dealt with or considered.

    The South African Rugby Union is considering its position in light of the ruling.”

  • Comment 64, posted at 11.11.08 16:16:23 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • @Salmonoid (Comment 64) : we’ve only just begun…

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  • @Salmonoid (Comment 64) :
    Thanks – sheds a whole other light on things. :shock:

    @robdylan (Comment 65) :
    White lace and promises
    A kiss for luck and we’re on our way.
    And yes, We’ve just begun.
    :wink:

  • Comment 66, posted at 11.11.08 16:40:28 by Big Fish Reply
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  • @Big Fish (Comment 66) : Closet Carpenters fan :-)

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  • @robdylan (Comment 67) :
    Shhh man!

    People get shot in the hood for less!

    I gotta walk these mean streets ya know. :cool:

  • Comment 68, posted at 11.11.08 16:55:38 by Big Fish Reply
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  • Dear SARU,

    It was with regret i read that you recently suffered another embarrassing defeat at your own hands.I suppose in the spirit of being factual, i should read your constitution, but the reality is the number of times it has defeated you and brought yourselves, SA rugby and well anything associated with you into disrepute is to numerous to mention, that and the most incompetent legal advice. I am fairly certain a freshly graduated ambulance chaser could do a better job.

    Anyway i just wanted to say well done for trying, you made it remarkably clear that just like me you too think Luke Watson needs to be reminded that despite his made for movie upbringing, that i am sure will be a hit with rugby fans the world over, no-one thinks he’s a particularly decent fellow and i would like to suggest a new strategy towards the matter.

    Fire yourselves.

    Jaded regards
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    PS. Could you update your website the Bok seems to be in the right place, but i can’t seem to spot the Protea cynaroides anywhere.

    Dear Luke,

    It seems this year we have grown so close and yet so so very very far apart. Very far. I usually reserve this kind of disregard for a person to ones i have actually met.

    In a way i disappoint myself for disliking you so much as it goes against a principle of mine that you make a judgment for yourself about a persons character.

    I am sure i will get over it.

    So i impart a few pieces of wisdom i hope you take to heart

    1 Regrets a bitch when you get older
    2 The professional game is about the fans
    3 While i am all for subverting the work place i am not sure a contact sport is an area to practice this

    Anyway i ask that you now just shut the fuck up

    With no respect whats so ever
    Sauce

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  • @Worcestershire Sauce (Comment 69) :

    Well said.

    Expand on that and post a thread.

  • Comment 70, posted at 11.11.08 19:56:11 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @Worcestershire Sauce (Comment 69) : :)

  • Comment 71, posted at 11.11.08 20:51:38 by robdylan Reply
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  • Actually – somebody needs to make a motivational style poster with Watson’s face and the “Just shut the fuck up” slogan… anyone?

  • Comment 72, posted at 11.11.08 20:52:20 by robdylan Reply
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  • I would love to dedicate a whole thread to this nice guy, but am afraid all the praise for him might overload the server so I will just post this here as a comment.

    Luke available for Boks again
    2008-11-12 06:50

    Stephen Nell

    Cape Town- Luke Watson says he’s available to play for South Africa again, but only under an emblem that represents “the entire country”.

    After the South African Rugby Union’s (Saru) disciplinary hearing against Watson in Newlands came to nought on Tuesday, Watson told Die Burger he would still like to play for his country.

    “I would love to play for South Africa again. There can be no bigger honour. This country symbolises hope and it’s a privilege to represent this nation,” said Watson.

    “In terms of my principles I won’t be able to play under the Springbok as national emblem. If there is a national emblem that represents everybody, I will play for South Africa with pride, honour and dignity.”

    Watson had to appear at a disciplinary hearing after allegedly saying last month that he had to keep himself from vomiting on the Springbok jersey.

    However, the hearing was soon over after it was found that the judicial officer, Nape Dolamo, could not hear the case in terms of Saru’s regulations.

    It is apparently because a clause that relates to the appointment of a judicial officer only refers to incidents involving matches.

    As a result Watson did not even have to defend himself for his alleged vomit-comment.

    He took a swipe afterwards at the “incompetence” that accompanied the bringing of charges against him.

    “I am delighted with the outcome. It’s a pity Saru saw their way open to obtaining an unauthorised and incomplete recording on a cellular phone from a third party and wanted to use it against me.

    “I deplore the incompetence that has surrounded the pressing of charges against me. They were null and void from the outset.

    “I am grateful to my family, friends and many South Africans that supported me.”

    Saru said yesterday in a statement that it did not yet consider the case closed.

    Watson was supported earlier in the day by among others the secretary of the Transformation and Anti-racism Rugby Committee, Dr Asad Bhorat.

    Bhorat is an outspoken critic of Saru’s approach to transformation. He travelled from Johannesburg to support Watson.

    Bhorat described the case as a “witch hunt” on Watson and said “other political agendas” were at play.

    Cedrick Frolick, speaking on behalf of the ANC Study Group on the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Sport, called on SA Rugby to apologise to Watson.

    “Everybody that found Luke guilty even before the hearing took place, should apologise,” said Frolick.

    “Luke is only 25, but has enormous credibility in non-racial rugby circles. However, a young person can only take so much. There was an orchestrated campaign against him.

    “Luke is available for the national team again because the process restored his dignity.”

  • Comment 73, posted at 12.11.08 07:22:34 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Luke please crawl back under the rock now and get it over with.

    So what excuse are you going to give when you don’t get selected for the Stormers?

    Luke: ” All the stormy logos caused motion sickness and I am no longer prepared to play when I feel nauseous”

  • Comment 74, posted at 12.11.08 07:25:10 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • “I am grateful to my family, friends and many South Africans that supported me.”

    GO LUKE!!!

    SA’s next Proteas Captain!!! :mrgreen:

  • Comment 75, posted at 12.11.08 07:25:53 by wpw Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 74) :

    He will be selected… :evil:

  • Comment 76, posted at 12.11.08 07:28:00 by wpw Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 75) :

    Why?

    Can he play cricket as well?

  • Comment 77, posted at 12.11.08 07:29:29 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @wpw (Comment 76) :

    Do you really think so?

    You guys have a plethora of loosies there at the moment? or is Peter Grant leaving?

  • Comment 78, posted at 12.11.08 07:31:58 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 78) :

    He might not start most games seeing as Vermeulen has been signed but i think he will play.

    He did have a very good S14.

  • Comment 79, posted at 12.11.08 07:35:21 by wpw Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 79) :

    Luke is the type of person (notice I didn’t say player) that will throw toys if he doesn’t get enough game time. Remember the sulk, when he got subbed??????

    Luke will not last the season, either though injury or some other unexplained reason.

  • Comment 80, posted at 12.11.08 07:42:52 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • I am not going to go searching now but how many loosies are there in WP now?

    Koster
    Vermeulen
    Burger
    Lobberts? did that deal ever get finalised?

  • Comment 81, posted at 12.11.08 07:44:06 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 81) :

    I was tempted to add AJ, but didn’t want everyone laughing at me. :wink:

  • Comment 82, posted at 12.11.08 07:45:14 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Burger
    Louw
    Vermeulen
    Myburgh
    Watson
    Koster

    Myburgh is a greenhorn (WP U21 captain at one stage) and so too is Koster.

    If Rassie selects Koster or any of the other youngers ahead of Luke, well then he should move to the Sharks.

    I’m sure the Sharks fans will accept him with open arms.

  • Comment 83, posted at 12.11.08 07:53:20 by wpw Reply
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  • @Worcestershire Sauce (Comment 69) :

    :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

    Worchestire….I am glad I was not your girfriend…can only imagine what your “break-up” letter would look like! :lol:

  • Comment 84, posted at 12.11.08 08:11:30 by Ice (Bébé de Glace) Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 74) :
    :lol:

    @wpw (Comment 83) :
    I hope Koster doesn’t get selected – I would take him over Luke, Cheeky and Dr Watson anytime!

  • Comment 85, posted at 12.11.08 08:21:04 by Big Fish Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 73) :

    he seriously is one confused puppy…how does the Bok emblem not represent the entire country…does this box know ANYTHING?? :roll:

    has he read and listened to some current bok’s interviews…?? He will die a very lonely man….does he even realise that there are other people on this planet… :roll:

  • Comment 86, posted at 12.11.08 08:21:40 by Ice (Bébé de Glace) Reply
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  • http://www.facebook.com/ext/share.php?sid=31747273358&h=7JfIx

  • Comment 87, posted at 12.11.08 08:31:23 by wpw Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 83) : anyone who would pick Watson ahead of Koster clearly knows nothing about rugby. Your move, Mr Erasmus…

  • Comment 88, posted at 12.11.08 08:34:58 by robdylan Reply
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  • @McLovin (Comment 35) : Pretoria :wink:

  • Comment 89, posted at 12.11.08 08:35:48 by klempie Reply

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  • @wpw (Comment 87) : you should know better than to post that here. Go stir on one of the other sites, rather.

  • Comment 90, posted at 12.11.08 08:37:35 by robdylan Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 59) : What a great day hey? :mrgreen:

  • Comment 91, posted at 12.11.08 08:37:48 by klempie Reply

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  • @Worcestershire Sauce (Comment 69) :
    “3 While i am all for subverting the work place i am not sure a contact sport is an area to practice this” :lol: :lol:

    Ice is glad you werent her boyfriend, Im sure many are glad you dont work for them.

  • Comment 92, posted at 12.11.08 08:40:34 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 90) : Like I said RD. Politics and sport…

  • Comment 93, posted at 12.11.08 08:44:42 by klempie Reply

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  • @wpw (Comment 75) :
    Then surely also Stormers and WP captain.

  • Comment 94, posted at 12.11.08 08:45:49 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • @Ice (Bébé de Glace) (Comment 84) : :lol: Not sure a letter would be my method of choice.

    @Salmonoid (Comment 92) : Well i do what i can to keep it real :lol:

  • Comment 95, posted at 12.11.08 08:53:02 by Worcestershire Sauce Reply
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  • @klempie (Comment 93) : No dude. If anything, Wes has just completely proved my point for me.

  • Comment 96, posted at 12.11.08 08:54:20 by robdylan Reply
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  • How about we take this party to that thread about the Bok gameplan? :mrgreen:

  • Comment 97, posted at 12.11.08 08:54:48 by Kamov Ka50 - blckshrk Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 96) : Which is?

  • Comment 98, posted at 12.11.08 08:57:58 by klempie Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 96) : sorry Rob… was in the heat of the moment…

    You see, I are very passionate in my support of Luke. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 99, posted at 12.11.08 08:58:12 by wpw Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 99) : Thought for the day: just be yourself. Don’t be a d00s :-)

  • Comment 100, posted at 12.11.08 08:59:54 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 100) :

    I am afraid that thought of the day will never suit Mr Watson.. :twisted:

    @Worcestershire Sauce (Comment 95) :

    THAT’s even more scary! :lol:

  • Comment 101, posted at 12.11.08 09:03:20 by Ice (Bébé de Glace) Reply
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  • @Ice (Bébé de Glace) (Comment 101) :

    Because if he was himself he would be a [email protected]@s. :razz:

  • Comment 102, posted at 12.11.08 09:10:43 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 102) :

    Pre-flippen-sies! :twisted:

  • Comment 103, posted at 12.11.08 09:12:33 by Ice (Bébé de Glace) Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 102) :

    That said…Luke must be one of the “most true to himself” persons.. :lol:

  • Comment 104, posted at 12.11.08 09:13:22 by Ice (Bébé de Glace) Reply
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  • I think I just pulled a hammy walking up the stairs. :evil:

  • Comment 105, posted at 12.11.08 09:19:08 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 105) :

    Out of your sarmie?? :shock: :mrgreen:

    With those lucky legs, it won’t surprise me.. :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

  • Comment 106, posted at 12.11.08 09:20:29 by Ice (Bébé de Glace) Reply
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  • @Ice (Bébé de Glace) (Comment 106) : You coming on to me? :???:

  • Comment 107, posted at 12.11.08 09:26:38 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 107) :

    Yeah….riiiggghhhttt :roll: :lol:

  • Comment 108, posted at 12.11.08 09:31:41 by Ice (Bébé de Glace) Reply
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  • Luke aint going no place :cry: :!:

    Luke Watson says he will not be prepared to play in a Springbok jersey again, if it remains the national emblem representing the South African rugby team.

    However, he will also not look towards greener and more lucrative pastures overseas to continue his career.

    “I am incredibly passionate about South Africa, as a nation, as a people. I believe we have the potential to rise above all the adversity, as we have done in the past.

    ‘I walked out victorious today’
    “Fortunately, or unfortunately, I am completely sold on this nation. I never envisage going overseas.”

  • Comment 109, posted at 12.11.08 12:00:51 by PJLD Reply
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  • @PJLD (Comment 109) :

    Luke aint going no place

    Double negative, does that mean he IS leaving? :wink:

  • Comment 110, posted at 12.11.08 12:02:40 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @PJLD (Comment 109) :

    KSA Shark must be over the moon… :twisted:

  • Comment 111, posted at 12.11.08 12:03:02 by wpw Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 111) :

    Damn right!!!!! I would rather see him earn peanuts in PE than earning Euro’s in Europe.

  • Comment 112, posted at 12.11.08 12:06:18 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 110) : Shplah

  • Comment 113, posted at 12.11.08 12:13:58 by PJLD Reply
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  • I am about to institute a sitewide ban on his name (it’s an idea I got from JK Rowling) … from now on, we need to refer to him as “He Who Pukes on Clothing”… or just “You know spew”…

  • Comment 114, posted at 12.11.08 12:17:22 by robdylan Reply
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  • @klempie (Comment 118) : :shock: :shock:

  • Comment 115, posted at 20.11.08 09:33:02 by wpw Reply
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