Venter found guilty
20 Jan 2010
Brendan Venter has been handed a suspended sentence of four-weeks for improper conduct.
Venter was found guilty of ‘conduct prejudicial to the interests of the Union’ (RFU), but had his sentence suspended until 31 December 2010. The Saracens coach was ordered to make a public apology to referee David Rose for his comments about the official’s display in Sarries’ loss to Leicester at Vicarage Road on 2 January.
Venter also had to pay £250 .
If Venter is found guilty before the end of the year for any further misconduct, his suspension will be imposed.