Michele Rizzo facing ban after this shoulder to Gareth Davies’ face

By on June 18, 2021

first_imgWednesday Sep 27, 2017 Michele Rizzo facing ban after this shoulder to Gareth Davies’ face Edinburgh front rower Michele Rizzo faces a disciplinary hearing in Neath today following the red card he received during the weekend’s Guinness PRO14 match against Scarlets. Rizzo was sent from the park after he was deemed to have charged into a ruck with his shoulder. A Disciplinary Panel will meet today to consider the red card after Rizzo took out Scarlets halfback Gareth Davies on Saturday. Davies received lengthy treatment on the field after the burly Italian flew into him at the ruck. Following a TMO review, referee John Lacey deemed Rizzo to have committed an act of foul play against Davies and sent him off under Law 10.4 (h) – A player must not charge into a ruck or maul. Charging includes any contact made without use of the arms, or without grasping a player.The former Leicester Tigers front rower was bemused by the decision, and later tweeted that he was frustrated to have left his team a man down. Scarlets were leading just 14-8 at the time, but went on to win the match 28-8.“Tough game tonight… very frustrated to left my mates in 14,” Rizzo said.Davies left the field and played no further part in the contest. He will not take part in Friday’s upcoming clash against Connacht at Parc y Scarlets.Scarlets head coach Wayne Pivac said afterwards: “The referee is the man on the spot and they’ve had a replay, they’ve had a look at it and he’s ruled it was a red card. We get on with the job but obviously it’s disappointing from their point of view.”UPDATE: Rizzo was banned for four weeksThe Disciplinary Panel, comprising of Simon Thomas (Chair), Rhian Williams and Richard Cole (all Wales), concluded that the player was guilty of reckless rather than intentional behaviour and therefore warranted a mid-range sanction point of six weeks.In light of the off field mitigating circumstances, the Panel applied mitigation of 40 per cent and reduced the ban to four weeks. Rizzo is available to play from Monday, October 23, 2017 and was reminded of his right to appeal.ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Big Hits & Dirty Play Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO Suspensions handed down after testicle grabbing… 26 WEEKS AGO The ‘double ruffle’ splits opinion with fans… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: The nastiest and most brutal moments… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! (Try Tonight)Smart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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El Salvador Expands its Training Center for U.N. Peace Missions

By on December 20, 2020

first_imgBy Lorena Baires/Diálogo July 05, 2016 Thanks to the support of the U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), the Salvadoran Armed Forces Peace Operations Center (CEOPAZ) opened three modern buildings within its training center for military personnel affiliated with peace keeping operations. The new facilities with allow CEOPAZ to expand training and drills for personnel joining peace operations, as well as provide storage for special equipment used by the different contingents deployed during international United Nations (U.N.) security missions which will strengthen the training process for the peacekeepers. “We appreciate this gesture of friendship and cooperation with the FAES in providing the resources necessary for broadening our capacities and for continuing to train the personnel joining worldwide peace and security missions with quality and professionalism,” said Colonel Manuel Acevedo, Commander of CEOPAZ, during June 7th opening ceremony of the buildings. Construction of the new buildings was made possible by an investment of $1.5 million donated by SOUTHCOM through the Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI). The GPOI is a security assistance program funded by the United States and designed to improve the international capacity to effectively conduct U.N. Peace Support Operations (PSOs). “It is an honor for the Southern Command to deliver these buildings to CEOPAZ, which has had an important role in developing world peace over the past few years,” Colonel Robert Wagner, U.S. military attaché, said during the ceremony. “CEOPAZ is now a world-class center for training new generations of peacekeeping forces.” The GPOI seeks to strengthen the capacity of the FAES to contribute to the U.N. and to highlight the expanded role in peacekeeping operations that El Salvador participates in throughout the world. The servicemen selected to conduct peacekeeping operations will be able to be trained for four months in these new buildings, where personnel will undergo psychological and physical evaluations, receive training on logistics strategies for peacekeeping missions, and take workshops on human rights, force protection and driving armored vehicles. Commissionedand non-commissioned officers, as well as enlisted personnel selected to becomea part of the U.N. Peacekeepers will now enjoy a new site where they will trainand learn specialized skills for international support and securityassignments. (Photo: Gloria Cañas) “This is an important moment in the process of expanding the capacity of CEOPAZ because it will be able to continue its contributions to world peace and train new generations from a modern, world-class space,” Col. Wagner said. CEOPAZ will now be able to receive more than 200 troops per year, although that number may vary based on the needs of each of the operations conducted annually. El Salvador’s minister of defense, General David Munguía Payés, confirmed the commitment of CEOPAZ to pay back the support it received from the international community when El Salvador sought to achieve peace. “The FAES is an entity that raises the dignity of our country’s name at the international level, and its personnel are recognized for their commitment to strengthening world peace,” the minister said on June 16 during the farewell ceremony for the seventh contingent to participate in the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH). The FAES has contributed 175 servicemen — including commissioned and non-commissioned officers, as well as enlisted and administrative personnel — to the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), the MINUSTAH, and the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA). Dependingon what needs arise for the peacekeeping contingents, the Peace Operations Center (CEOPAZ) of the Salvadoran Armed Forces (FAES) will receive an averageof 200 troops per year at the new facilities. (Photo: Gloria Cañas) In the UNIFIL mission, from June 2008 to the present, the Salvadorans have carried out 6,300 motorized patrol activities, as well as conducting vehicle checks, manning observation posts, and providing security for landing strips and medical care for the civilian Lebanese population at the “Miguel de Cervantes” base. The SALCON VII contingent deployed in MINUSTAH is composed of 44 military officials who have joined the Chile 24 Battalion in the Mechanized Infantry Company. From February 2013 to the present, they have carried out 670 patrol and security activities in the city of Cap-Haïtien to maintain a safe and stable environment. Finally, MINUSMA is composed of 90 Salvadoran military officials who, for the first time, are independently supporting a peacekeeping mission. Since April 2015, the group has conducted more than 4,100 assignments, including patrols, transport, aerial surveillance and reconnaissance, medical transport, and search, rescue and extraction missions.last_img read more

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Hard-hit hotels plan rates plea

By on October 20, 2020

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