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Last Updated: Tuesday, 28 February 2006, 11:49 GMT
Drunken Sailor gets extra ARU ban
Wendell Sailor in Super 14 action for NSW this season
Sailor switched from Queensland to New South Wales this season
Wallabies winger Wendell Sailor has received an additional two-match ban from the Australian Rugby Union for his recent drunken behaviour in Cape Town.

Sailor was already suspended for one match, fined A$500 by his New South Wales team and sent home.

But he had a suspended ARU two-match ban hanging over him from another indiscretion with the Wallabies last year in the same South African city.

The ARU also fined him an extra A$3500 for the latest incident outside a club.

I'm pretty disappointed with myself
Wendell Sailor

He was unavailable for the Waratahs' Super 14 game against the Stormers with a hamstring strain, and was out drinking in Cape Town the night before the game.

Sailor reportedly pushed a fellow nightclub patron to the ground outside the club after he had gone outside to make a phone call.

"The guy was in my space and I was outside trying to make a call and he was following me, but still, I'm a bit better than that, and it's obviously not something I need to be doing in the position I'm in," he said.

Sailor said he had also vomited outside the club, but could not really remember the scuffle. "Probably had a few too many drinks at the bar in that space of time," he said.

NSWRU chief Fraser Neill said at the time: "It's disappointing and we find it totally unacceptable behaviour."

Sailor, later describing it as "probably the lowest point of my career", added: "I'm pretty disappointed with myself."


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