DISCIPLINARY OUTCOME | Mako Vunipola
The case of Mako Vunipola was heard yesterday evening, Tuesday 11 October, by an independent disciplinary panel chaired by Matthew O’Grady, sitting with Alastair Campbell and Mitch Read.
Vunipola was charged with dangerous play in a ruck or maul contrary to World Rugby Law 9.20a after receiving a red card in the match against Newcastle Falcons on 9 October. He received a three week ban which may be reduced to two weeks if he successfully completes the World Rugby Coaching Intervention Programme (CIP).Vunipola will miss the following games:
- 15 October v Bath Rugby (Premiership)
- 17 October v London Irish (Premiership Cup)
- 22 October v Exeter Chiefs (Premiership) * subject to completing CIP