Matt Banahan of Bath Rugby appeared before an RFU Disciplinary Panel this evening, after receiving a red card for a dangerous tackle, contrary to Law 10.4 (e), in the same fixture. The player pleaded guilty to the charge.
Banahan was given a 3 week ban and ordered to pay £500 towards hearing costs. He is free to play again on December 24.
The Panel comprised Christopher Quinlan QC, Nick Dark and John Brennan.
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