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Steward could face charges for almost decapitating female streaker

The woman who ran onto the pitch during All Blacks vs Argentina just barely avoided a dangerous swinging arm.

THE STREAKER-STEWARD etiquette is well-established at this stage: streaker runs around for a few seconds, gets tired and is eventually caught by a few plodding, out of shape stewards. But this security guard at Eden Park for All Blacks vs Argentina obviously doesn’t subscribe to that time-honoured protocol. His hero must be Sonny Bill Williams because he tried to emulate the big hitter with this attempted spearing of a female pitch invader.

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According to Fox Sports, the woman has basically just received a warning while the human torpedo could face further charges for his wild challenge. This could be New Zealand’s trial of the century with some teak tough defence lawyer from Dunedin playing the Johnny Cochran role- “If he does not hit, you MUST acquit!”

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