England U20 centre given six-week ban

Cameron Redpath has been handed a six-week ban after being found guilty of biting during Monday’s World Rugby U20 Championship win over Ireland

The centre, son of former Scotland international Bryan, was cited under Law 9.12 (physical abuse) by Enrique Cazenave for biting Connacht hooker Dylan Tierney-Martin during the closely fought fifth-place semi-final.

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The disciplinary committee, comprised of former Munster lock John Langford, ex-Scotland international Sarah Smith and Canada’s Alan Hudson, heard evidence from Tierney-Martin and Ireland’s team doctor.

Redpath accepted the citing. The committee adjudged the bite to be a low-end offence and then halved the entry-point suspension of 12 weeks due to considerations for Redpath’s ‘previously clean record

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