Three-match suspension for Wasps hooker Gabriel Oghre

Date published: October 13 2021 - News Desk

Wasps hooker Gabriel Oghre has been given a three-game ban after he made a dangerous tackle on Northampton Saints scrum-half Alex Mitchell on Sunday.

Oghre appeared before an independent disciplinary panel on Tuesday evening.

He was cited by independent citing commissioner Paul Hull following the match between Wasps and Saints on Sunday. This was for dangerous tackling contrary to World Rugby Law 9.13.

Three-game ban

Oghre accepted the charge and was handed the suspension by the panel comprising Gareth Graham (chair) with Olly Kohn and Leon Lloyd. He is free to play again on November 2.

The in-form hooker will miss Wasps’ upcoming Premiership matches against Exeter Chiefs (October 16), Saracens (October 24) and Bath (October 30).

Wasps are currently fifth in the league table after winning two out of their first three games, with three teams above them having played one fixture more.