Rugby World Cup 2019: Scotland respond to misconduct charge

By developer
Updated: October 16, 2019
  • 7771
  • 7172
  • 6531
  • 5513
Scottish Rugby

Scottish Rugby has questioned whether a misconduct charge from World Rugby is “appropriate”.

Comments made by chief executive Mark Dodson about the potential cancellation of the World Cup match with Japan have been referred to an independent disputes committee.

Dodson had hinted at legal action, when the match was in doubt because of Typhoon Hagibis.

The game went ahead and Scotland lost 28-21 to exit at the group stage.

A Scottish Rugby spokesperson said: “Scottish Rugby once again expresses its sincere condolences to the people of Japan and all those affected by Typhoon Hagibis which struck last weekend.

“We have been able to convey our best wishes directly to the mayor of Yokohama and the chairman of the Japanese Rugby Union. We stand with the great people of Japan.

“Following receipt of correspondence yesterday from World Rugby, Scottish Rugby confirms that it has received a notice of complaint from Rugby World Cup Ltd. Scottish Rugby is querying whether the matter is an appropriate one for the bringing of misconduct charges.

“If misconduct proceedings are to proceed, Scottish Rugby looks forward to receiving a fair hearing in this matter. No further comment would be appropriate at this time.”

Subscribe to our newsletter

Sign up for more inspiring photos, stories, and special vibrant series

“Somewhere along the way, I began to share public stories in addition to photographing them. And alongside their feelings, I'd include moral and real stories from their lives.” Taken together, these feelings and captions became the subject of a dynamic blog. TheNimshi now just launched for people who connect with us just like on social media, and provides a worldwide audience with daily glimpses into the lives of strangers on the streets of individual country or it maybe from village.

× Message Us on WhatsApp