Penberthy suspended for Cup ties
Aaron Penberthy will miss Ealing Trailfinders two upcoming British and Irish Cup matches after he received a three-week suspension.
Penberthy was charged for a tip tackle, contrary to law 10.4(j), during the Greene King IPA Championship match between Jersey RFC and Ealing Trailfinders on 1 January 2017.
He and Director of Rugby Ben Ward attended an RFU tribunal led by Chair Dr Julian Morris in central London on Tuesday evening and after the fly-half pleaded guilty he received a three-week ban that will run from 3 January – 23 January 2017.
He will be free to return for the Championship match against London Irish at Vallis Way on Saturday, 28 January, but will miss the matches against the Dragons Premiership Select at Vallis Way and the away match against Yorkshire Carnegie at Scarborough RFC on 21 January.