Uini Atonio is readied to miss out on the remainder of France’s Six Nations title protection after being handed a three-week restriction for his high take on on SA-born Ireland hooker Rob Herring.
Tighthead prop Atonio, 32, was revealed a yellow card for a first-half hit that left Irish hooker Rob Herring concussed in Saturday’s loss to Ireland.
The pointing out commissioner located that the La Rochelle support needs to have been revealed a red card and also he showed up prior to an independent corrective board on Wednesday.
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“The player admitted that he had committed an act of foul play worthy of a red card,” the Six Nations stated.
“Having acknowledged there were no aggravating factors and mitigating factors including the player’s immediate admission of guilt, his exemplary disciplinary record and genuine remorse, the committee reduced the six-week entry point by three weeks, resulting in a sanction of three weeks,” they included.
Atonio can have his suspension decreased by a week so regarding have the ability to make his 50th Test look versus Wales on 18 March if he efficiently finishes a training program.
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