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Welsh coach warns against violence
Cardiff
January 3, 2000

Graham Henry has delivered a tough warning to players who take part in violence on the pitch.
Henry said players who fail to control their discipline could find themselves left out of his plans for the national team and has called for star players to become role models for youngsters.
He said he was alarmed at events during recent Welsh/Scottish league games, such as Cardiff's former Wales captain Jonathan Humphreys sustaining a hairline fracture of a cheekbone against Pontypridd.
"There is better rugby being played in Wales, but I am disappointed at the lack of discipline. There is too much off-the-ball stuff going on," said Henry.
"It seems to be a bit of a joke for some people. They know each other and have played against each other for years. It's like brother against brother and they fight. But that attitude doesn't help at all. Players must realise violence in unacceptable - they have got to control themselves."
"If we have two guys pretty evenly matched for the Wales team and one is more disciplined than the other, it is obvious which person we are going to select."

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