Three-week ban for Gopperth

Date published: November 4 2015

Wasps fly-half Jimmy Gopperth has been handed a three-week suspension after being found guilty of striking Leicester full-back Mathew Tait on Sunday.

The charge against Gopperth for punching or striking, contrary to law 10.4(a), occurred during the Tigers versus Wasps clash at Welford Road.

The player pleaded guilty and is free to play again on November 24.

The Panel was comprised of John Murphy and Nigel Stelling and chaired by William Harbage QC.