Ryan Bower: Worcester prop given two-week ban after admitting harmful play
Worcester prop Ryan Bower has been banned for 2 weeks after admitting harmful play in a ruck.
The 27-year-old was despatched off by Wayne Barnes in direction of the tip of Worcester’s 52-7 win over Bristol for making contact with the pinnacle of Will Hurrell.
Bower will miss Warriors’ opening European Problem Cup fixtures at Stade Francais and at dwelling to Ospreys.
He might be free to play once more for the Premiership Rugby Cup encounter with Sale at Sixways on Friday, 26 October.
“The panel discovered that the participant had been in command of his actions when getting into the ruck and had not charged in off his ft,” mentioned Rugby Soccer Union panel chair Daniel White.
“Nevertheless it was accepted by the participant that he had made direct contact with the pinnacle of Will Hurrell.
“In consequence, the obligatory entry level of mid-range utilized. The panel allowed most credit score on account of the participant’s plea, earlier clear file and all different mitigating options being current.”