Facebook Comment Earns Sarah Bolger Suspended Two Month Suspension

Offence : Posted on the internet website “Facebook” material that in the opinion of was detrimental to the interest, image and promotion of Greyhound Racing.

Stewards on the 27 of April, 2014, conducted an Inquiry into comments posted by Ms. Sarah Bolger on the website “Facebook” on or around the 21 of March, 2014.

Stewards took evidence from Ms. Sarah Bolger and Ms. Yvette Howard.

After hearing the evidence, Stewards charged Ms. Bolger with a breach of rule 86(q), in that she did post comments on the website “Facebook” which in the opinion of Stewards was detrimental to the interest, image and promotion of Greyhound Racing.

Ms. Bolger pleaded guilty to the charge.

Stewards found Ms. Bolger guilty and issued her with a suspension of two months, wholly suspended for a period of twelve months, pending no further breaches of GAR 86(q).

When assessing penalty, Stewards took into consideration that Ms. Bolger removed the posts, her relative inexperience in the industry and her personal circumstances.

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Damien Mills
Damien Mills
7 years ago

Ken Myers

Matthew Hollington
Matthew Hollington
7 years ago

David Choules

Sajid Khan
Sajid Khan
7 years ago

Phillip M Philip M Brooker

Sajid Khan
Sajid Khan
7 years ago

Lizzy Breukink

Sajid Khan
Sajid Khan
7 years ago

David Todd

Todd Barrett
Todd Barrett
7 years ago

What a joke what ever happened to free speech are we in Russia ? GRNSW and GRV AND ITS STEWARDS ARE ALL WANKERS . How about u worry about all the people that are doing the wrong thing when it comes to bringing the sport into disrepute like all the former NCA directors who stole so much off this great sport . Shame GRNSW shame

Damien Mills
Damien Mills
7 years ago

Ken Myers

Matthew Hollington
Matthew Hollington
7 years ago

David Choules

Sajid Khan
Sajid Khan
7 years ago

Phillip M Philip M Brooker

Sajid Khan
Sajid Khan
7 years ago

Lizzy Breukink

Sajid Khan
Sajid Khan
7 years ago

David Todd

Todd Barrett
Todd Barrett
7 years ago

What a joke what ever happened to free speech are we in Russia ? GRNSW and GRV AND ITS STEWARDS ARE ALL WANKERS . How about u worry about all the people that are doing the wrong thing when it comes to bringing the sport into disrepute like all the former NCA directors who stole so much off this great sport . Shame GRNSW shame