England International Facing Ban For Decapitating Tackle On Ian Madigan


England international centre Kyle Eastmond is facing a lengthy ban after he was red carded for a massive hit on Bristol outhalf Ian Madigan over the weekend.

The Leicester Tigers star was sent off in the 25th minute of his side’s humiliating 41-10 defeat after a lengthy TMO review from referee on the day Wayne Barnes.

A statement from the RFU read:

“Eastmond has been charged for a dangerous tackle, contrary to Law 9.13. The alleged incident occurred in the match between Bristol Bears and Leicester Tigers on 1 December when the Tigers’ centre tackled Bristol’s Ian Madigan in the 25th minute of the match.”

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