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Disciplinary Report for
Ernie Vacca of Curry College
Match Date: 09 April 2017

Location: Curry College

Yellow Card Offense

Player's Position:
  #4
Nature of Offense
High Tackle, post referee warning of both teams to keep contact low.

Teams and Results
Home:    Curry College Score    5
Visitor:   University of New England Score    52
Time into match of Incident:   73:37
Score at Time:   (H)  5   (V)   47
Offending-side Captain:  Griffin
Opposing-side Captain:   AJ
Weather and Field Conditions
Sunny, artificial turf football field.

General Pattern of Play
UNE dominated possession and play for the entire match.

Detailed Report of Incident
Both teams were warned at half-time to keep tackles lower after many instances of both side's defensive players engaging ball carriers high. After the warning, players entered into contact lower, however, on a defensive stand within 10 meters of Curry's try-zone, Curry player Ernie Vacca engaged a UNE ball carrier above the carrier's shoulders resulting in a high tackle. The contact happened at a relatively slow pace and no contact was made with the head of the ball carrier, so a yellow card was issued. Since there was only 6:23 remaining in the match, the player was ineligible to return. The Curry player understood the nature of the offense and was apologetic both during the incident and after the match.

Referee:
  Alan Nunes
Society:
  NERRS
Date Submitted:
  09 April 2017