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Tuilagi hit with one-week ban
November 4, 2009
Sale's Andy Tuilagi hands off Northampton's Shane Geraghty, Northampton v Sale Sharks, Guinness Premiership, Franklin's Gardens, Northampton, England, October 24, 2009
Sale's Andy Tuilagi hands off Northampton's Shane Geraghty during their Premiership clash last month © Getty Images
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  • Sale Sharks centre Andy Tuilagi has been suspended for one week after being found guilty of a dangerous tackle.

    The 23-year-old former Leicester and Leeds back was cited for the offence during Sale's 21-16 loss at Northampton on October 24. Tuilagi will miss Friday's Anglo-Welsh Cup clash at Newport Gwent Dragons, but will be free to return on November 11.

  • Former Australia scrum-half Matt Henjak will play his last game for Toulon on Thursday. Henjak has been forced out of the club in order to allow Argentina fly-half Felipe Contepomi to be registered as their second non-EU player. The other license is held by Contepomi's fellow Puma Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe.

  • Michael Bradley will leave his post as Connacht's director of rugby at the end of the season. Bradley has been in charge at the Sportsground for seven years.

  • The Waratahs have signed former Leinster and Northland lock Cameron Jowitt for the 2010 Super 14.


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