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Thursday, August 25, 2016

RIDERS THE LONE TEAM FINED IN WEEK 9


TORONTO (August 24, 2016) -- The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced on Wednesday:

Saskatchewan Roughrider Caleb Holley was fined for a tourist hit on Hamilton Tiger-Cats defensive back Dominique Ellis.

As per league policy, the amount of the player fine was not disclosed.

4 comments:

scott Lumbis said...

What is a tourist hit?never heard of it...

Anonymous said...

What about the hit out of bounds by Hamilton? That's not fineable? Way to protect the players CFL!

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Anonymous said...

@scott Lumbis

The following was posted on this site last year: http://www.rodpedersen.com/2015/09/riders-marshay-green-disciplined.html

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.

Anonymous said...

Definition of the CFL revenue sharing policy-every week fine the only team that generates revenue.