Lewis Ludlow was sin-binned for striking the head of Canada front row Jake Ilnicki with his knee during the first half of England’s 70-14 victory at Twickenham; the Gloucester flanker was suspended for four games by an independent disciplinary committee on Thursday night
Last Updated: 15/07/21 10:59pm
England flanker Lewis Ludlow has been suspended for four matches for striking with the knee in Saturday’s 70-14 victory over Canada, World Rugby has announced.
Ludlow, who was captaining the team for a second successive match, struck the head of Canada front row Jake Ilnicki 30 minutes into the game at Twickenham.
The 26-year-old Gloucester player was sent to the sin-bin but the citing officer deemed the offence worthy of a red card, thereby triggering Thursday evening’s virtual hearing with an independent disciplinary committee.
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