LEE Mears of Bath Rugby appeared before an RFU Disciplinary Panel this evening, cited for punching or striking an opponent, contrary to Law 10.4 (a), in the Aviva Premiership fixture Leicester Tigers vs Bath Rugby on December 1, following a report from the independent citing officer John Byett.
The player pleaded guilty to the charge. Mears was given a 2 week ban and ordered to pay £500 towards hearing costs. He is free to play again on December 17.
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