Sedru suspends Kowie United’s home games

Sedru suspends Kowie United’s home games


The South Eastern District Rugby Union (Sedru) have suspended 1st division club Kowie United’s home games after referee Nqaba Lamani was abused by spectators in their league fixture against Makhanda’s Swallows at Station Hill Ground on Saturday May 2src.

Sedru’s vice-chairperson Deon Hilpert said they had informed the club of their decision.

“We took the move to ban the staging of home matches which will be in place until Kowie can prove to us as a sub-union that no such incidents as what happened on Saturday, will occur in the future,” said Hilpert.

“They need to act against unruly spectators to ensure  referees, players and other fans’ protection. There are also structural problems at the ground … for one the broken fence  that separates the ground from the entrance area

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