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Disciplinary hearing - Gareth Evans

Gareth Evans  has been banned for three weeks after a Disciplinary process took place on Wednesday, November 25) resulting from the red card he received during Round 7 of the Guinness PRO14.

The Player was shown a red card during Ospreys’ game with Benetton Rugby on Sunday, November 22 at St Helen’s RFC in Swansea by referee Andrew Brace (IRFU) under Law 9.20(a) – A player must not charge into a ruck or maul. Charging includes any contact made without binding onto another player in the ruck or maul

The Disciplinary process for the red card offence was presided over by Judicial Officer Adv Sibonile Khoza (SARU). The incident was deemed a mid-range offence, which carries a six-week suspension.

The Player’s previous clean disciplinary record, acceptance of his actions, co-operation and remorse shown warranted application of maximum (50 per cent) mitigation, bringing his ban to three weeks.