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Top 20: Rugby Unions most suspended bad boys

19. Kevin Yates – Six months

Yates was found guilty of biting the ear of London Scottish’s Simon Fenn in a Tetley’s Bitter Cup tie in 1998.  He protested his innocence, but was found guilty and banned for six months.

18. Percy Montgomery – Six months
South Africa full-back Percy Montgomery was banned from playing rugby for six months after being found guilty of assaulting a match official.

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The Welsh Rugby Union disciplinary committee handed Montgomery a two-year ban after he pushed touch judge Peter Rees to the ground in a Welsh Premiership match, but 18 months of it was been suspended.

17. Neil Back – Seven months in total

England flanker Back was in big trouble from the moment he pushed referee Steve Lander to the ground on the final whistle of Leicester’s 1996 Pilkington Cup final defeat against Bath.
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An absolute legend of the game but he lost his head a few times too many.

16. Calum Clark – 32 weeks

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This was minging.Saints fanker Clark was found guilty of intentionally  breaking the arm of Leicester hooker Rob Hawkins during the 2012 LV cup final. The ban was initially for 64 weeks, but was halved due to his guilty plea.

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15. Kevin Moseley – 32 weeks

The Wales lock overstepped the mark literally against France in 1990 when he was sent off for stamping on wing Marc Andrieu. He was handed a 32-week ban, which at the time was the longest ever issued.

14. David Bishop – 11 months

The scrum-half was handed an 11 month ban by the WRU after breaking the jaw of Newbridge second row Chris Jarman.