Chiefs scrumhalf gets three-week ban

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 05:46
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UPDATE: Rookie Chiefs scrumhalf Finlay Christie was suspended for three weeks on Monday after pleading guilty to stamping on an opponent's head.

The incident occurred during the Chiefs 16-7 Super rugby win over the Western Force in Perth on Saturday, with SANZAAR's judiciary later determining it warranted a red card.

SANZAAR said Christie would normally be facing a six-week ban, but it was reduced to three due to his guilty plea, inexperience and excellent disciplinary record.

The 22-year-old, who is in his debut season with the Chiefs, will be sidelined until his team meets the Blues on May 26.

Agence France-Presse

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