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RFU Disciplinary update: Rob Horne

RFU Disciplinary update: Rob Horne

The charges against Northampton Saints Rob Horne were heard on papers. The player received two yellow cards – Law 10.4(m) – in the match Worcester Warriors v Northampton Saints on Saturday 18 November 2017.

Horne was given two yellow cards for dangerous tackles in each half of the match which resulted in the referee issuing a red card following the second offence.

Horne did not challenge either yellow card and consented to the matter being dealt with on papers.

The sanction table set out at Appendix 1 to RFU Regulation 19 determines that the sanction for two yellow cards (where both are for acts of foul play) is a one week suspension from playing.

The player is free to play again on 26 November 2017.

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