Sanctions: Ashiundu banned for nine weeks, Songoi out for six

Kabras Sugar’s Derrick Ashiundu has been handed a nine week ban after being sent off in the early stages of his team’s 43-5 win over Kenya Harlequin on Saturday 20 March 2021.

Ashiundu was charged under World Rugby Laws Of The Game 9.17 which states, “a player must not tackle, charge,pull, push or grasp an opponent whose feet are off the ground.

His sanction takes place with immediate effect and runs until 29 May.

Blak Blad’s Brian Songoi will serve a six week ban following his red card during the 32-19 loss to KCB on Saturday 20 March 2021.

Songoi was charged under World Rugby Laws Of The Game 9.12 which states, ” a player must not physically abuse anyone. Physical abuse includes, but is not limited to: biting, intentional contact with eye (s), reckless contact with eye (s), contact with eye area, punching or striking with hand or arm (including stiff arm tackle), striking with the elbow, striking with the shoulder, striking with the head, striking with the knee, stamping or trampling, tripping, kicking.

His sanction takes place with immediate effect and runs until 2 May.

Brian Songoi (Blak Blad): Disciplinary hearing full written decision 20 March 2021

Derrick Ashiundu (Kabras Sugar): Disciplinary hearing full written decision 20 March 2021

World Rugby Laws Of The Game

 

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