Springbok lock reveals reasons he was PUNCHED at the final whistle of 1995 Rugby World Cup win

first_imgWednesday Apr 15, 2020 Springbok lock reveals reasons he was PUNCHED at the final whistle of 1995 Rugby World Cup win Former Springbok lock Kobus Wiese has opened up about why he was punched by Ian Jones in the closing seconds of the famous 1995 Rugby World Cup final win. ADVERTISEMENTIt’s a moment that, all these years later, a lot of fans may not have actually even noticed.In the closing seconds, with South Africa leading 15-12 and about to win a historic RWC at their first attempt, New Zealand second rower Jones struck Wiese, just as the scrum went down and referee Ed Morrison blew the final whistle.Most people, even the most ardent of Springbok fans, won’t have noticed what happened. But it’s come to light this week, and Wiese has since open up to Jacques Henning about it, explaining the fascinating – albeit old school – circumstances.The now 55-year-old was reluctant to talk about it, but has revealed how it came about.“It’s part of the game.. You remember the [former Bok prop] Johan le Roux incident in New Zealand with Sean Fitzpatrick [in 1994], when unfortunately they didn’t feed Johan well enough so he nibbled on Sean’s ear? People saw it differently unfortunately and “Joe” was suspended for a couple of weeks.ADVERTISEMENT“He was one of the hard men of rugby, he could take it on the chin and also dish it out. He’s also a great guy and a really good person.“I promised Joe that if there was ever a chance for payback, one of us – his teammates – would oblige. And we’ll leave that there for technical and legal reasons!“In that last scrum, we paid back the dues for Joe and clearly Jonesy was a bit frustrated as well because he knew it was all over and he started punching. But I didn’t mind, I took it on the chin, because we had paid back the favour and it was all in good spirit.ADVERTISEMENT“We had a cold one – a lemonade – afterwards anyway and we’re friends to this day.”You can see and hear Wiese talk about it around 28 minutes into the video below.A short video of the incident:And it can be seen in the final seconds of this official highlights package too. 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: She Removes Her Wrinkles With This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe 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

Australian authorities had no reason to apologise to Jakarta governor Sutiyoso

first_img February 22, 2021 Find out more ——————-30.05.07Jakarta governor becomes fugitive from justice in Balibo five investigationReporters Without Borders voiced support today for Glebe deputy coroner Dorelle Pinch after her inquest into the 1975 murders of journalist Brian Peters and four colleagues in East Timor led to a diplomatic incident. A former Indonesian army officer who served in East Timor in 1975 and who is now governor of Jakarta yesterday chose to cut short an official visit to Australia rather than comply with a summons to testify.”We condemn Governor Sutiyoso’s decision to flee rather than testify to the coroner’s court,” the press freedom organisation said. “Dorelle Pinch must continue her investigation into the killing of the five journalists on 16 October 1975 in the East Timor town of Balibo. There is no reason to keep protecting the Indonesian military indefinitely.”Reporters Without Borders added: “Justice must now prevail, not impunity or diplomatic deals. What happened in Balibo was a war crime – the physical elimination of people who knew too much about a military invasion that subsequently led to the deaths of tens of thousands of Timorese.”The guest of the New South Wales government, Jakarta governor Sutiyoso was at his Sydney hotel yesterday when a police officer handed him a summons to appear before Pinch’s court, located in the Sydney suburb of Glebe. A retired lieutenant-general and possible candidate in the next presidential election, Sutiyoso was asked to testify as a member of the Indonesian brigade that attacked Balibo at the start of the invasion of East Timor.According to an Indonesian war reporter, Sutiyoso was a member of the special forces that killed the five journalists, although he denies being in Balibo. Within hours of receiving the summons, Sutiyoso boarded a flight to Jakarta and gave the Australian government a formal apology. Anti-Austrialian protests were held in Jakarta and Australian citizens were threatened. News News Evidence given by different witnesses to the Sydney coroner’s court inquest into the death of Brian Peters and four other journalists in the East Timor town of Balibo on 16 October 1975 indicate that former Gen. Sutiyoso, now governor of Jakarta, may have been an army captain in “Team Susi,” the Indonesian military unit responsible for taking Balibo that day.Members of an Indonesian coalition of human rights groups said at a new conference in Jakarta on 31 May that Governor Sutiyoso should have been arrested during a visit to Sydney when he failed to comply with a summons to give evidence to the inquest.Referring to UN police archives, the coalition said Sutiyoso led the unit that took the town of Batugade, which became the strategic base for taking Balibo a few days later. Now a retired army general, Sutiyoso commanded troops that committed war crimes during the invasion and occupation of East Timor, the coalition said. His name has also been mentioned in connection with the repression of Indonesian oppositions group, especially the PDI, during the dictatorship and the repression of separatists in Aceh.”Governor Sutiyoso’s orchestration of a diplomatic crisis since his return to Jakarta should not make us forget his record of human rights violations,” a coalition spokesperson said. “The Australian government should have insisted that the governor of Jakarta appear before the court in Sydney.”After cutting short a trip of Sydney and returning to Jakarta on 29 May, Gen. Sutiyoso angrily complained that a police officer forcibly entered his Sydney hotel room to deliver him the summons to appear before the inquest. His demands for an official apology were followed by anti-Australian demonstrations in Indonesia.Australia’s ambassador in Indonesia, Bill Farmer, and New South Wales premier Morris Iemma (who had invited Gen. Sutiyoso to Sydney) quickly apologised to him and said the “regrettable” incident would be investigated.When the inquest into the death of the five journalists in Balibo began last February, the Indonesian foreign minister warned Australia that “any discovery hostile to Indonesia in the course of this inquiry would only weaken the already tenuous links of this bilateral relationship.” News June 6, 2007 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Australian authorities had no reason to apologise to Jakarta governor Sutiyoso Organisation November 19, 2020 Find out more Help by sharing this information Follow the news on Australia Receive email alerts RSF_en In his summing-up, coroner’s legal counsel Mark Tedeschi yesterday asked the court to reach a verdict that the deaths of Peters and his four colleagues – who all worked for Australia TV stations – were premeditated murders by the Indonesian armed forces.Since resuming hearings on 2 May, the inquest has gathered ample evidence, including testimony by new witnesses, to establish that these murders were “war crimes” and to have recourse to international police procedures. The Geneva Conventions concerning the protection of civilians in war time empower the Australian judicial authorities to continue investigating these murders and to punish the perpetrators and their accomplices. AustraliaAsia – Pacific On eve of the G20 Riyadh summit, RSF calls for public support to secure the release of jailed journalists in Saudi Arabia AustraliaAsia – Pacific to go further RSF condemns Facebook’s blocking of journalistic content in Australia January 21, 2021 Find out more Google experiments drop Australian media from search results Newslast_img read more