Thursday, September 17, 2015
RIDERS' MARSHAY GREEN DISCIPLINED
Toronto Argonaut James Yurichuk was fined for unnecessary roughness against an opponent in Friday night’s game versus the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
Winnipeg Blue Bomber Stanley Bryant was fined for dangerously hitting an opponent low from behind during the game against the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Saturday.
Saskatchewan Roughrider Marshay Green was fined for an aggressive tourist hit on an opponent in a vulnerable position during Game #51 against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
A "Tourist Hit" by definition in the 2015 CFL Rule Book
Unnecessary physical contact, including but not limited to, running into, diving into, cut blocking
or throwing the body on a player who is:
A) out of the play, or
B) should not have reasonably anticipated such contact by an opponent, before or after
the ball is dead;
C) throwing a ball carrier to the ground after the ball is dead.
As per league policy, the amount of the player fines was not disclosed.