WATCH: Here’s what Steve Diamond said to get fined and banned

Sale Sharks director of rugby Steve Diamond has been given a six-week stadium ban for comments made about a referee after their defeat by Exeter.

Half of the ban is suspended, but he will also serve the rest of a suspended touchline ban for previous offences.


The 49-year-old will be banned from the touchline for Sale’s next match against Leicester and cannot enter the stadium for any of their following three games.

Sale have been threatened with a points deduction if his behaviour continues.

Here’s what he said:

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