Planet Rugby

Scarlets coach hit with 12-week ban

17th December 2013 18:17



Suspended staff: Scarlets

Scarlets head of conditioning Brad Harrington has been given a 12-week touchline ban for abusing a match official.

Harrington appeared before an independent disciplinary committee in Dublin on Monday.

The Australian committed the offence in the Scarlets' victory over Ulster in October.

"The committee found that Mr Harrington had verbally abused the match official during the match and accordingly upheld the misconduct complaint," read a Pro12 statement.

"The committee considered Mr Harrington's previous record and previous cases of a similar nature."

He is banned from "any activity within the playing enclosure and further" and "from having any contact, either directly or indirectly, with any match officials on match days for a period of 12 weeks."

Harrington's previous record includes a 12-month suspension for swearing at a linesman back in 2010 in a loss against Munster.

He has previously worked with the Waratahs and Leinster before joining the Scarlets in 2008.

  • RaboDirect PRO12 Fixtures
Forthcoming Fixtures
All times are local
RaboDirect PRO12
Saturday , April 26
Glasgow vs EdinburghGlasgow vs Edinburgh Preview
Thursday , May 1
Zebre vs Ospreys17:00
Friday , May 2
Benetton Treviso vs Glasgow19:00
Scarlets vs Newport Gwent D'gons19:05
Ulster vs Leinster19:30
Saturday , May 3
Edinburgh vs Munster17:00
Connacht vs Cardiff Blues17:00
Saturday , May 10
Glasgow vs Zebre18:30
Newport Gwent D'gons vs Benetton Treviso18:30
Ospreys vs Connacht18:30
More RaboDirect PRO12 fixtures
  • RaboDirect PRO12 Results
Recent Results
All times are local
RaboDirect PRO12
Sunday , April 20
Cardiff Blues 17 - 13 ScarletsCardiff Blues vs Scarlets Report
Newport Gwent D'gons 10 - 20 Ospreys
Saturday , April 19
Zebre 26 - 13 EdinburghZebre vs Edinburgh Report
Connacht 23 - 32 MunsterConnacht vs Munster Report
Friday , April 18
Leinster 62 - 7 Benetton TrevisoLeinster vs Benetton Treviso Report
Glasgow 27 - 9 UlsterGlasgow vs Ulster Report
Saturday , April 12
Benetton Treviso 45 - 27 Newport Gwent D'gonsBenetton Treviso vs Newport Gwent D
Munster 5 - 22 GlasgowMunster vs Glasgow Report
Scarlets 27 - 20 ZebreScarlets vs Zebre Report
Friday , April 11
Ospreys 25 - 19 LeinsterOspreys vs Leinster Report
More RaboDirect PRO12 results
  • RaboDirect PRO12 Table
RaboDirect PRO12 Table
4Glasgow Warriors1964