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2012/13 Season

B.C. Rugby Discipline 
Hearing Results  2012-2013


The players listed below have not attended a Discipline Committee Hearing  for red cards received during a game and are ineligible to play in any sanction game until they have appeared before the Discipline Committee.

2012-13 Season
Tom Wigglesworth
Michael Hitchborn


From previous seasons:

Clint Faulkner
Steve Campbell

Jordan Levin 
Nick McRae
Tracey Wood
Tagilala Keteca (must apply to be reinstated)


f Meraloma Rugby Club was ejected from the June 8, 2013 United Midnight 7’s game against Surrey was for punching by referee Rod Watkins.

Pita Bainivalu registered with  Bayside Athletic Association playing for the Fiji Wings in tournament was ejected from the May 18, 2013 Cloverdale Rodeo 7’s game against Surrey for foul play by referee Neil Grant.
Suspension: Two games (please refer to the Discpline policy section 21.4 regarding the definition of a game for discipline purposes)
Probation: 12 months.
 
Requests for non-league games to be counted towards suspensions:
Barry Bonnell
of Burnaby Lake RFC  requested that the Cloverdale Rodeo 7’s and the United Midnight 7’s be counted towards his current suspension. The Discipline Committee does not grant this request but will count the first two games in the BC Rugby 7’s series towards his suspension—specifically the  Vancouver 7’s  (June 22) and the BLRC Lighthouse 7’s (July 27). Mr Bonnell would be eligible to play again for the Abbotsford 7’s (Aug 3).
Ryan Shams
of Richmond RFC requested that the Vancouver 7’s be counted towards his current suspension. The Discipline Committee granted this request.

Barry Bonell
of Burnaby Lake RFC was ejected from the May 4, 2013 Ceili's Division 1 game against Capilano RFC for contravening law 10.4(a) Dangerous play (headbutt) and misconduct by referee Kyle Ferguson.
Suspension:
3 games (4 games for the offense less one for mitigating circumstances) 1 game served (May 11, 2013)
Probation:
24 months

Cameron Knowles
of Richmond RFC was ejected from the April 27, 2013 Okanagan Springs First Division game against UBC RFC by Referee Tyler Dawson for 10.4(a) 10.4(l) Striking.
Suspension: 4 games (2 games for offense, double as player was still on probation)
Probation: 24 months

Geoff Girling
, (reported as Jeff Giron)  Richmond RFC was ejected from the April 27, 2013 Okanagan Springs First Division game against UBC RFC by Referee Tyler Dawson for a dangerous tackle.
Suspension: 1 game (2 games for offense less one for mitigating circumstances)
Probation: 12 months
 
Ryan Shams
of Richmond RFC was ejected from the April 27, 2013 Okanagan Springs First Division game against UBC RFC by Referee Tyler Dawson for abusive behaviour.
Suspension: 4 games—1 game to be served immediately then 3 games to be served commencing Oct 15, 2013 unless Mr. Shams provides the Discipline Committee with proof that he has satisfactorily completed a referee course.
Probation: 24 months
 
Liam Hunter
of Vancouver Rowing Club was ejected from the the April 27, 2013 Okanagan Springs First Division game against United Rugby Club by Referee Scott Johnson for foul play (two yellows in the same game both for punching).
Suspension: 2 games
Probation: 24 months

Tom Wigglesworth
of Merritt Barbarians was ejected from the April 27, 2013 ORU game against Kelowna Crows by referee Bob Zyrd for contravening law 10.4 dangerous play, misconduct and punching.
Indefinite suspension pending the player’s appearance before the Discipline Committee

Morgan Williams
of JBAA was ejected from the April 6, 2013 CDI Premier Division league game UBCOB Raven RFC was for receiving 2 yellow cards in the same game by referee Michael Jones.
Suspension: 1 game (already served)
Probation: 12 months
 
Doug  Middleton
of Castaway Wanderers was ejected from the April 6, 2013 CDI Premier league game against Bayside for contravening law 10.4(k) and 10.4(m) by referee David Smortchevsky.
Suspension: 2 games (1 game already served)
Probation: 12 months
 
Jonathon Fry
of Bayside was ejected from the April 6, 2013 CDI Premier league game against Castaway Wanderers RFC for contravening law 10.4(k) and 10.4(m) by referee David Smortchevsky.
Suspension: 2 games (1 game already served)
Probation: 12 months

S Powell
of CW was ejected from the March 23, 2013 CDI Premier Division league game against Capilano RFC for a dangerous play by referee Drew Sagar based on information from AR Scott Johnson.
Suspension:
2 games
Probation:
12 months

Thomas Elliott
of Seattle player from March 16, 2013 Okanagan Springs Division 1 game against Vancouver Rowing Club for dangerous Tackle.
Suspension:
4 games (2 games for offence doubled as on probation) NOTE: 2 games already served
Probation:
24 months

Rys Cunnin
of JBAA was ejected from the March 23, 2013 Ceili First Division league game against Burnaby Lake RFC for a dangerous tackle by referee Jivan Dhaliwal.
Suspension:
1 game (2 games for offence less one for mitigating circumstances)
Probation:
12 months

Andrew Baker
of Kats RFC (originally identified just as #15 who was listed as Ross MacDonald from game day roster but actually #15 jersey worn was Andrew Baker) waiting Red card reports for stomping.
Suspension:
2 games
Probation:
12 months

Nathan Rees
of Capilano RFC, reported to have 3 yellow cards in the same season.
NO Sanctions.
It was determined that Mr. Rees was given one yellow card for another player’s offense. Mr. Rees’ yellow card count is adjusted to 2 yellow cards received for the season. The yellow card has been assigned to the correct player as per the video evidence.

Cam Knowles
of Richmond was ejected from the March 09, 2013 Ceili Cup League game against Vancouver Rowing Club RFC by referee Jivan Dhaliwal for a dangerous tackle.
Suspension:
2 games (2 games for the offence less one for mitigating circumstances but then DOUBLED as player is still on probation).
Probation:
24 months

Josh Schreiber
of the Vancouver Rowing Club was ejected from the March 09, 2013 Ceili Cup League game against Richmond RFC by referee Jivan Dhaliwal for a dangerous tackle.
Suspension:
1 game (2 games for offence less one for mitigating circumstances)
Probation:
12 months

Isimaeli Sigarua
of Bayside received two yellow cards during the March 16, 2013 CDI Premier game against Capilano RFC by referee Patrick Allard and is require to appear before the BC Rugby Discipline Committee. One yellow card was issued for punching while in a tackle and the 2nd one was for a late, dangerous tackle (no wrap).
Suspension:
1 game
Probation:
12 months

Glen McKinnon
of Capilano for receiving 3 Yellow Cards within the season.
Suspension:
1 game (served already)
Probation:
12 months

Citings:
Shane O’Connor
of the UBCOB Ravens for Dangerous Tackle during the February 23, 2013 CDI Premier game against Burnaby Lake Rugby Club cited by BLRC.
Suspension:
2 games
Probation:
12 months

Doug Wooldridge
of CW  was ejected from the February 23, 2013 CDI  Premier game against JBAA by referee David Smortchevsky for punching.
Suspension: 3 games (4 games for the offence less one for mitigating circumstances)
Probation: 12 months

Spencer Cotton
of Brit Lions (reported as Steven)  was ejected from the February 23, 2013 Third Division Game against Kats RFC by referee Al Deglan for stomping.
Suspension: 2 games
Probation: 12 months

Sean Connelly
of Surrey Beaver AA ,was ejected from the March 02, 2013 Okanagan Spring First game against Richmond by referee Scott Johnson for foul play,
Suspension: 1 game (2 games for the offence less one for mitigating circumstances)
Probation: 24 months

Penioni Drikibau
of Richmond,  was ejected from the March 02, 2013 Okanagan Spring First game against Surrey Beavers by referee Scott Johnson for foul play.
Suspension: 1 game (2 games less one for mitigating circumstances)
Probation: 24 months

Ed Adams
of JBAA was ejected from the March 02, 2013 Ceili Cup League game against Capilano RFC by referee Dan Beattie for a dangerous tackle.
Suspension: 2 games
Probation:
12 months

Garrett Garbe
of the UBCOB Ravens was ejected from the November 18, 2012 U17 game against Vancouver Rowing club for dissent/verbal abuse by referee Jonathan Mergui in addition to a report of referee abuse from Nia Parsonage from the U19 game November 10, 2012
Suspension: Mr Garbe remains suspended from coaching activities until he has completed a Level 1 Official Certification Course and has refereed three games at the 3rd Division level under the supervision and to be verified by David Pue, president of the VFVRRS.

Josepa Bukalase
of Richmond RFC was ejected from the November 24, 2012 First Division game against Langley for stamping by referee Leon Britz (based on the recommendation of AR Toby Mustill).
Suspension: 2 games
Probation: 12 Months

Jeke Gotegote
of Burnaby Lake Rugby Club  was ejected from the November 3, 2012 CDI Premier  League game against Bayside  by referee Sherry Trumbull for contravening law 10.4(e), 10.4(a) and 10.4(l) high tackle, retaliation and punching.
Suspension: 2 games (BCRU DC allows the Feb. 2, 2013 McKechnie Cup game to count towards this suspension)
Probation: 24 months

Kim Anderton
of Cowichan was cited for punching during the December 1, 2012 Cowichan Cup game against the Velox Academy team.
Suspension:
3 games (4 games for the offence less one game for mitigating circumstances)
Probation:
24 months

Vishal Kumar
of the Burnaby Lake Rugby Club was ejected from the November  10, 2012 Lower Mainland U19 League game against Langley RFC by referee Colin Sexton for contravening law 10.4 (a).
Suspension: 2 games (one served to date)
Probation: 12 months

 

Titus Le of the Burnaby Lake Rugby Club was ejected from the November  10, , 2012 Lower Mainland U19 League game against Langley RFC by referee Colin Sexton for contravening law 10.4 (b).
Suspension: 1 game (2 games for offense less one for mitigating circumstances) game served
Probation: 12 months

Sana Dawai of the Velox Valhallians, cited for foul play during the November 10, 2012 VIRU First Division Game against Castaway Wanderers.
Suspension: 4 games
Probation: 24 months
Velox Valhallians appealed the decision regarding this citing. The Appeal Committee upheld the Discipline Committee's decision.

Fred Wynne of the Kats RFC ejected from the November 17, 2012 3rd division game against Scribes RFC by referee Scott Johnson for foul play.
Suspension: Time served
Probation: 12 months

Garrett Garbe of the UBCOB Ravens was ejected from the November 18, 2012 U17 game against Vancouver Rowing club for dissent/verbal abuse by referee Jonathan Mergui in addition to a report of referee abuse from Nia Parsonage from the U19 game November 10, 2012
The Discipline Committee determined that further investigation into the received reports is required.
Suspended from coaching activities until further notice.

Clay Ross of the SBAA was ejected from the October 27, 2012 Division 1 Okanagan Spring League game against Langley RFC  by referee John Mark Mayhew for contravening law 10.4 (j) --Dangerous play and misconduct.
Suspension: 1 game (2 games for offence less one for mitigating circumstances) game served Nov. 3, 2012
Probation: 12 months

Jeke Gotegote
of Burnaby Lake RFC  was ejected from the November 3, 2012 CDI Premier  League game against Bayside  by referee Sherry Trumbull for contravening law 10.4(e), 10.4(a) and 10.4(l) high tackle, retaliation and punching.
Suspension:
2 games
Probation:
24 months

Steve Bouchard
of Bayside RFC  was ejected from the November 3, 2012 CDI Premier  League game against Burnaby Lake RFC  by referee Sherry Trumbull for contravening law 10.4(a) and 10.4(l) –retaliation (punching).
Suspension:
1 game (2 games for offence less one for mitigating circumstances)
Probation:
12 months

Steve Hoffmann
of SBAA  was ejected from the November 3, 2012 3rd Division Lower Mainland League game against Chilliwack by referee Jon Hoogerdyk for dangerous play and misconduct.
Suspension: 2 games (sanction does not apply to his coaching or other non-playing role with club)
Probation: 12 months

Michael Hitchborn
of the Capilano Rugby Club was ejected from the October 27, 2012 Division 1 Ceili’s Cup league game against Castaway Wanderers by referee John Buxcey for contravening law 10.4 (j).
Neither Mr. Hitchborn nor his representative appear at the hearing.
 Suspended from play until he appears before the Discipline Committee.

Lawrence Davis
of Chilliwack  was ejected from the  October 13, 2012  3rd Division game against Ridge Meadows by referee Rod Watkins for contravening law 10.4 (punching) .
Suspension: 3 games
Probation: 24 months

Thomas Elliott
of the Seattle Rugby Club was ejected from the October 13, 2012 Division 1 game against Langley by referee Alan Tynan for referee abuse.
Suspension: 3 games
Probation: 24 months

Brad Gordon
of the Burnaby Lake RFC was ejected from the October 20, 2012 Lower Mainland  Division 3 game against Vancouver Rowing Club  by referee Siedo Tzogoeff  for contravening Law 10.4 (a) punching  and striking.
Suspension: 2 games
Probation: 24 months

Rob Mac Donnell
of the Cowichan Rugby Club was ejected from the October 20, 2012 VIRU  Division 1 game against Velox Academy by referee John Buxcey for contravening Law 10.4 (b) Stamping or trampling.
Suspension: 2 games
Probation: 12 months

MacKenzie Mills
of the Capilano RFC was ejected from the October 20, 2012 Ceili’s Division 1 game against Meraloma Rugby Club by referee Saro Turner  for contravening Law 10.4 (b) Stamping or Trampling.
Suspension: 2 games
Probation:
12 months

Jonas Robinson
of the Castaway Wanderers  was ejected from the September 30, 2012 VIRU U15 game against Velox by referee Rob Klatt for Kicking and stamping.
Suspension: 1 game (already served)
Probation: none

Michael Jordan
of the Vancouver Rowing Club ejection from the September 15, 2012  Okanagan Spring Div 1 game against United Rugby Club by referee Scott Johnson for foul play (re law 10.4 b.).
Suspension: 2 games
Probation: 12 months

Jordan Harvey,
Capilano RFC ejected from the September 22, 2012  Canadian Direct Insurance Premier League  game against the University of Victoria  by referee Kai Taylor for punching.
Suspension: 5 games
Probation: 24 months

Clint Faulkner
of Trail Colonial ejected from the May 26, 2012 game against Cranbrook.
Did not appear
Suspension:
Suspended until he or his representative appears before the committee

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