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Wasps forward Sam Jones and London Irish lock Elliott Stooke avoid bans

Published 11/05/2016

Sam Jones of Wasps is in the clear
Sam Jones of Wasps is in the clear

Wasps forward Sam Jones and London Irish lock Elliott Stooke have been cleared of charges stemming from last Saturday's clash between the teams.

Both were cited by the Rugby Football Union after the Ricoh Arena fixture and appeared before a disciplinary panel on Wednesday evening.

Stooke was charged with playing an opponent without the ball, contrary to law 10.4(f), while Jones was accused of punching or striking, contrary to law 10.4(a).

"Both charges were dismissed," the RFU said in a statement.

Wasps won the match 38-12, as they set up an Aviva Premiership semi-final clash against Exeter.

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