The Rugby Union By Stephen Donald Essay

729 Words Oct 26th, 2015 3 Pages
Waikato Rugby Union speaks up about the match fixing game allegation (this is my feature story) After the Ranfurly Shield game that occurred on October 3, 2015, there is allegation that one of the team players in WRU organization, Stephen Donald was involved in a match fixing game. The Waikato Rugby Union had a press conference on October 7, 2015 to answer the match-fixing allegation that they received from the media during the Ranfurly Sheild game. In the press conference General Manager, Blair Foote confirmed to the media that Stephen Donald has been part of match fixing game; she also explained the actual incident that happened in the game. “We would like to confirm that Stephen Donald was involved in a match fixing game deal regarding the Ranfurly Shield challenge on last Sunday, and we apolized of this incident”. “The incident took place in the 79th minute of the match and involved an intentional way ward pass that was then intercepted by Hawkes Bay Fullback Israel Dagg”. “Dagg who was aware the pass was about to take place, was also a part of the match fix scandal. The opponent team will be dealing with that matter accordingly,” he said. On the other hand, Blair Foote showed a video clip that outlines the exact incident, so that the media and supporters will clearly understand the actual incident that happened. After Blair Foote interview, Stephen Donald speaks up his side of the match fixing issue that occurred during their game with the Hawkes Bay…

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