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London Irish scrum-half Brendan McKibbin banned for three weeks

London Irish scrum-half Brendan McKibbin has been hit with a three-week suspension for stamping on Bath's Henry Thomas on Saturday.

McKibbin was cited after being sent off during his side's 45-14 Aviva Premiership defeat against Bath at the Madejski Stadium.

And, after pleading guilty, the 30-year-old has been suspended for three weeks and will be sidelined until his side's Premiership fixture against Harlequins on December 5.

Meanwhile, Lorenzo Cittadini of Wasps and Saracens' Jacques Burger have both been handed one-week bans.

Cittadini was punished for punching Gloucester's Billy Twelvetrees while Burger was suspended after receiving two citing commissioner warnings.

Twelvetrees' team-mate David Halaifonua and Riccardo Brugnara from the Leicester Tigers will have their own cases, for a dangerous tackle and kicking respectively, heard on Wednesday evening.


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