Exeter Chiefs chairman sent off his own pitch!


Exeter Chiefs chairman sent off his own pitch!
  1. Exeter Chiefs chairman sent off his own pitch!
    theexeterdaily.co.uk
    This was the dramatic moment Exeter Chiefs supremo Tony Rowe was sent off his own pitch! He was just seconds into a substitution when the whistle was blown for a misdemeanour in the scrum. Mr Rowe protested his innocence but referee Tony ‘Spreaders’ Spreadbury brandished a yellow card. It was the shortest debut in Exeter Chiefs history. The club chairman was playing in a fun testimonial game for fly-half Gareth Steenson which was watched by an estimated 8,000 fans at Sandy Park. A former Ex…
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This was the dramatic moment Exeter Chiefs supremo Tony Rowe was sent off his own pitch!

He was just seconds into a substitution when the whistle was blown for a misdemeanour in the scrum.

Mr Rowe protested his innocence but referee Tony ‘Spreaders’ Spreadbury brandished a yellow card.

It was the shortest debut in Exeter Chiefs history.

The club chairman was playing in a fun testimonial game for fly-half Gareth Steenson which was watched by an estimated 8,000 fans at Sandy Park.

A former Exeter Chiefs squad took on a Classic Lions team, which included Mike Tindall MBE.

Speaking before the match, Mr Rowe said: “I wante…

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