Chris Robshaw admitted his relief at Harlequins’ narrow opening day victory over Wasps after seeing Andy Goode miss a penalty with the final kick at Twickenham on Saturday.
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Monday 18 July 1994
Sir: There were few, if any, victims of bullying in the school I attended. The potential problem was easily controlled through a simple chain of command which worked like this.
Monday 25 April 1994
Thirty-seven teenage rugby players from Stirling County Rugby Club were taken to hospital after their bus collided with an empty milk tanker on the A7 south of Edinburgh. The under-14 and under-16 teams were on the way to a mini-tournament. Three adults were seriously hurt.
Thursday 10 March 1994
Sir: Christopher Mann (Sports Letters, 2 March) tells us that some rugby players deliberately incur penalties of three points to prevent their opponents scoring five or seven. The remedy for this is to change the rule which governs the restart after a penalty kick at goal. The game should be restarted after the kick by scrummaging at the point where the offence occurred, with the put-in going to the non-offending team.
Tuesday 22 February 1994
A ROYAL NAVY rugby player who punched and stamped on an opponent's face during a match was last night found guilty of assault, the first time a serviceman has been court-martialled for such an offence.
Saturday 06 November 1993
BANNER HOMES, the USM- quoted property company, is set to return to the dividend list after three years and make progress towards a main market quote following interim results announced yesterday.
Thursday 04 November 1993
Sir: As the final whistle blew in the match between the North Division and the New Zealanders it became clear why British rugby persists in being inferior to that in the Antipodes. Almost the first words of Bill Beaumont and Nigel Starmer- Smith, commentating for BBC TV, were that the North could be 'proud' of the performance they had just put up. In fact the North had just lost a match they could and should have won.
Thursday 19 August 1993
A rugby player was charged with manslaughter following an incident during a match in which an opponent died. William Hardy, 24, an electrician's mate of Chiswick, west London, was charged with unlawfully killing Seamus Lavelle, 30, on 15 March, and was bailed until 15 November.
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