What Happens to Players who are "Sent Off" ?
(1). Any Player or Coach or Spectator who is issued with a Red Card by the Referee during or following a Colts League Match or anyone bringing the game into disrepute in any other way during or following a match will be dealt with severely by their County (CB) Disciplinary Committee.
(2). If a Player or Coach or Spectator is Red Carded or a Match is Abandoned the Colts Team Manager must inform their Club Secretary immediately who must in turn report the incident to the County Disciplinary Secretary within 48 hours.
(3). Failure by a Club Secretary to report a sending off or abandonment to the County Disciplinary Secretary within 48 hours will lead to severe censure plus a £25.00 fine being imposed against the offending Club by the CB Disciplinary Committee.
(4). Players sent off or cited in an Under 17’s (Junior Colts) match will be dealt with by their own Club Disciplinary Committee who are responsible for taking disciplinary action against the Player under guidance from the County Youth Disciplinary Secretary.
(5). Players sent off or cited in an U19’s (Senior Colts) match are subject to the RFU Disciplinary Regulations applicable to all Adult Players and will be dealt with by their CB Disciplinary Committee.
(6). Sanctions will be in accordance with RFU U19 Sanction Guidelines or U17 Sanction Guidelines.
NB : For Players this will mean a Ban from playing.
For Coaches or Spectators this may well mean a ban from the touchlines or from Rugby altogether.
(7). Abandoned Matches will be dealt with by the CB Disciplinary Committee who may determine Colts League points deductions a Team Ban from the League or League Cup Competitions or even points deductions from your Senior Club 1st XV.
(8). Players under sanction must not be selected to play in ANY Match - for School or Club..
(9). The Costs of a Disciplinary Hearing will be bourne by the offending player's Club.
(10). Sanctions handed down to Colts' Players count towards a Club’s totting up of offences under RFU Regulations and may result in a Club itself being called before the CB Disciplinary Committee.
Lancashire Disciplinary Pages
Cheshire Disciplinary Pages
Disciplinary & Compliance Contacts
.. of misconduct contrary to the Code of Conduct should be notified to the Hon' Secretary by eMail within 24 hours of the game or situation.
League Admin - 05/16/2013