Three-week ban for Alainu’uese

Date published: January 5 2017

Glasgow second-row Brian Alainu’uese has been suspended for three weeks following a PRO12 disciplinary hearing in Dublin on Wednesday.

The foul play took place in the second-half against a Treviso player under Law 10.4 (h) – A player must not charge into a ruck or maul. Charges include any contact made without use of arms, or without grasping a player.

The panel upheld the citing with a statement saying: “While considering that the severity on this occasion that the offence merited a low-end entry point (two weeks), the panel took into account the player’s previous record for similar offences over the last two months and determined that the appropriate sanction was a suspension of three weeks.

“The player was reminded of his right to appeal.”

Alainu’uese will be free to be play after January 22.


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