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England lock banned for three games after red card against Ireland

by Saba Gulmagarashvili

After getting sent off in England’s Six Nations defeat to Ireland on March 12, lock Charlie Ewels has been suspended for three games.

After a head clash in an attempted tackle with James Ryan, Ewels was sent off after only 82 seconds.

It was the earliest dismissal in the 139-year history of the Championship.

He will miss England’s final encounter of the competition against France and his club Bath’s matches against Sale Sharks and Worcester Warriors.

Ewels admitted to wrongdoing in front of an independent judicial commission following the incident.

According to Six Nations Rugby because of the 26-year-behaviour, old are the six-week ban was halved.

Because of the 26-year-“relatively unblemished” disciplinary record and his “remorse” and “contrition” over the transgression, the suspension was reduced from the customary six weeks, according to Six Nations Rugby.

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The tournament’s organizers stated:

“Having acknowledged mitigating factors including, the player’s early acceptance of the red card, his remorse and contrition for his offending, his relatively unblemished disciplinary record over a long playing career and his good character and conduct at the hearing, the committee reduced the six-week entry point by three weeks.”

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