Kenny Edwards, New Zealand rugby union player, was suspended for ten games for putting a finger on the buttocks of an opponent in the middle of a match.
It is an expensive “olive”. British media report that New Zealand rugby union player Kenny Edwards has been suspended for ten games for putting a finger on an opponent’s buttocks during a meeting between his Huddersfield club and the Catalan Dragons (12-50). This nasty gesture was the subject of a complaint from the New Zealand pillar of Samoan origin of the Catalans Dragons, Sam Kasiano, to the Rugby Football League, the body which manages rugby union in the United Kingdom. United.
Not his first suspension
Kenny Edwards pleaded guilty during his hearing Wednesday night. He was also ordered to pay a fine of £ 500 (around € 580). The Guardian newspaper recalls that Joel Tomkins (Dragons Catalans) was suspended eight games for a similar offense last year. Tommy Makinson (St Helens) and Tom Linehan (Warrington) had been suspended for five and eight games for “catching” … the testicles of their opponents in the middle of a match.
31-year-old Kenny Edwards has been playing for Huddersfield since 2020 after passing through the Parramatta Eels (Australia) and the Catalans Dragons. He has already been suspended in the past, after taking the place of a teammate during a doping test in 2015 and for acts of violence in 2017.