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Springboks charged over protest

RUGBY UNION: South Africa have been charged with misconduct by the International Rugby Board for their protest against the suspension of Bakkies Botha.<br /><br />The Springboks sported white armbands with the message "Justice 4 Bakkies" during Sunday's third Test against the British and Irish Lions after Botha was given a two-week ban for a dangerous charge on prop Adam Jones.<br /><br />The IRB claim the South Africa Rugby Union is in breach of &ldquo;regulations relating to the game, including breaches of the IRB code of conduct.&rdquo;<br />