RFU give disciplinary update on Blair Cowan after red card
The charges against London Irish’s Blair Cowan were dealt with on Tuesday.
The player received two yellow cards – Contrary to Law 10.4(m) – in the match Sale Sharks v London Irish.
The first yellow card was issued in the 54th minute of the match for a technical offence of collapsing a maul. The second yellow card was awarded in the 67th minute of the game for an act of foul play.
The sanction table set out at Appendix 1 to RFU Regulation 19 determines that the sanction for two yellow cards (where one is given for a technical offence) is sending off sufficient.
The player is free to play again immediately.