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Scottish Rugby Union accepts fine over World Cup comments

One year ago   |   By Planet Rugby

The Scottish Rugby Union have announced that they will not challenge World Rugby after receiving a £70,000 fine and formal reprimand.
The SRU was reprimanded following comments made by chief executive Mark Dodson during the World Cup.
Tensions rose during the recent tournament in Japan as Scotland's pivotal group clash with the hosts was put under threat by Typhoon Hagibis.
With Scotland needing to win the game to have a chance of progression, Dodson said at a press conference that he did not want his side to be “collateral damage” of the fall-out of the typhoon.
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