Eye gouge Maidstone Rugby Club faces fine


Maidstone Rugby Club has been fined £2,000 and deducted 50 points following a deliberate attack which left an opposing player blind in one eye.

Clarence Harding's right eye was gouged during a game between his side, Gravesend Rugby Club, and Maidstone RFC at Mote Park a year ago.

Maidstone RFC has declined to comment but Mr Harding and rugby expert John Taylor, a former British & Irish Lions player, gave their reactions.

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