Scotland: Finn Russell suspended for three weeks after red card against France

Scotland’s Finn Russell pleads his case with referee Wayne Barnes sooner than being despatched off against France

Finn Russell has been suspended for three weeks after his crimson card for Scotland against France in Friday’s Six International locations victory in Paris.

The fly-half turned into despatched off within the 70th minute of the 27-23 tackle stop after for main with a forearm into the neck ache of Brice Dulin.

He will now be lacking for Parisian membership Racing 92 when they host Edinburgh within the Champions Cup on Sunday.

The ban could possibly presumably well fill been six weeks, but turned into diminished by three weeks.

The three-man disciplinary committee acknowledged they gave credit score for “Mr Russell’s advised acceptance that his actions had constituted high-tail play and been considerable of a crimson card, his disciplinary story, his attitude to the disciplinary course of sooner than and all via the hearing, and his certain remorse”.

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