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sin bin

1. Slang (in ice hockey, etc.) an area off the field of play where a player who has committed a foul can be sent to sit for a specified period
2. Brit informal a special unit on a separate site from a school that disruptive schoolchildren attend until they can be reintegrated into their normal classes
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First, he has a go at our 2018 World Cup bid, saying that right now now we'd finish second (admittedly a big improvement on a quarter-final place) and then claims that football's divers should be sent to the sin-bin for 10 minutes.
RUGBY League proved the trailblazers by introducing the sin-bin in 1983.
Baugh and replacement Luke Tait's sin-binning for a technical offence means they now have a tally of 21 in 21 competitive games this season, making Cardiff the sin-bin capital of world rugby.
But instead of spending 10 minutes cooling off, they were back on the field after just three minutes when fourth official Ken Brackston intervened on an assumption that the Heineken Cup did not have a sin-bin provision.
FOOTBALL'S rule makers will be asked to consider imposing sin-bins for yellow-card offenders later this month.
In total Rotherham had three further sin-bins while Welsh had two.
Bath took advantage when Grant Seely was sent to the sin-bin.
On the past four weekends, Johnson has now collected two yellow cards and two white cards, although his sin-bin offence against Richmond a fortnight ago has since been quashed by Rugby Football Union disciplinary chiefs.
The world champs rattled up 22 points when Wolves were down to 12 men with Graham Appo, Sid Domic and skipper Lee Briers all in the sin-bin for dissent.
If the sin-bin is dead and buried then teams might as well have the chance to see what the new rule is like.
THE GAA's controversial sin-bin was consigned to history here in Hong Kong yesterday.
LAWRENCE Dallaglio inspired Wasps to a great win at Kingsholm - even though he spent 10 minutes in the sin-bin.