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Day handed three-week ban

Northampton lock Christian Day has been suspended for three weeks by an RFU disciplinary panel for stamping on an opponent during last Saturday's LV= Cup match at Exeter, the RFU has confirmed.

The player had been charged with the offence contrary to law 10.4 (b) following a report by the citing officer Matt Bayliss.

Day, who pleaded guilty at Thursday night's hearing, is suspended from February 7 until February 27 and is free to play again the following day.

The case was heard by a panel of John Brennan (chairman), Peter Howard and Peter Rhodes in Coventry.

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