Alex Cuthbert and Jacob Umaga were among five recipients of bans for head-high contact. It’s a blow for the Wales wing before the Six Nations.
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Leicester coach Steve Borthwick heaped praise on his team’s fight as they claimed a comeback 29-28 Champions Cup win over Connacht.
There were wins for Leicester Tigers and Racing 92 over Connacht and Ospreys in the Champions Cup games in Ireland and Wales on Saturday.
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Although Andy Friend felt Connacht were not at their best in their 10-8 win over Munster, he was happy they won while playing ‘ugly football’.