"Graham Turner" <>
L&L Knight <>
Wed, 28 Nov 2007 17:01:55 +1000
There is an unfortunate quokka soccer culture in Perth that
periodically erupts during Schoolies ...
On Wednesday, November 28, 2007, at 02:47 PM, Graham Turner wrote:
Occasionally comment re football / footballers make it onto the list.
I thought I'd put one on as well.
WESTERN Force rugby officials have reopened an investigation into
claims players mistreated quokkas during a team bonding session on
Rottnest Island last weekend following more serious allegations of
Western Australian police and Rottnest Island authorities launched
inquiries earlier this week after allegations players were
"hammer-throwing " the protected marsupials last Friday night.
After no evidence of mistreatment could be proved, rangers said they
would issue infringement notices to four players who admitted handling
quokkas, which would result in $100 fines.
But after more allegations were raied in Fairfax newspapers today,
Force chairman Geoff Stooke said fresh inquiries would be made.
"Further, serious allegations have been made about the mistreatment of
quokkas by Western Force players on Friday night," Mr Stooke said.
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