Banned Scot Fagerson to miss rest of Six Nations
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Scotland prop Zander Fagerson will miss the rest of the Six Nations after receiving a four-match ban following his red card against Wales.
The tighthead was sent off for a shoulder-led hit on Wales prop Wyn Jones’ head as he attempted to clear out a ruck in Scotland’s 25-24 loss at Murrayfield on Saturday.
His suspension was handed down late Tuesday following a disciplinary hearing, at which Fagerson accepted the act of foul play but said he did not believe the offence warranted a red card.
Fagerson will miss Scotland’s remaining matches in the tournament against France, Ireland and Italy.
Ireland flanker Peter O’Mahony received a three-match ban for getting sent off for a similar offence in Round 1 of the Six Nations, also against Wales.
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