Owen Farrell will certainly be offered for England’s opening Six Nations suit after being handed a four-game restriction for harmful play.
Farrell was brought prior to a corrective panel on Tuesday night after a no-arms, high accident with the head of Jack Clement throughout a Premiership suit in between Gloucester and also Saracens.
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Match umpire Karl Dickson took no on-field activity versus Farrell, after what showed up to be a miscommunication with theTelevision Match Official Farrell would certainly take place to controversially rack up the winning factors for Saracens with a late drop-goal.
During his hearing, the 31-year-old playmaker approved that the occurrence came under the mould of nasty play, however tested that it fulfilled the red card limit.
However, the independent panel maintained the fee and also handed Farrell a four-game restriction. This can come to be 3 weeks if Farrell finishes the World Rugby Coaching Intervention Programme.
Farrell will certainly consequently miss out on Saracens’ last 2 Champions Cup swimming pool matches versus Lyon and also Edinburgh, in addition to a Premiership video game versus Bristol Bears.
Should he, as anticipated, finish the mentoring program, Farrell will certainly be offered to captain England in the Six Nations first-round clash versus Scotland at Twickenham on 4 February.
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