Iain Henderson Learns His Fate Following Red Card Against Ospreys


Iain Henderson of Ulster Rugby has been banned for a period of three weeks as a result of his red card in the Guinness PRO14 Round 2 fixture with Ospreys Rugby on 10 October 2020.

Henderson was shown a red card by referee Mike Adamson (SRU) under Law 9.20 – Dangerous Play in a ruck or maul.

The Disciplinary Hearing was handled by Andrea Caraci (FIR) and it was accepted that Henderson’s actions warranted a red card for foul play. The incident was deemed a mid-range offence, which carries a six-week suspension.

Henderson’s clean disciplinary record, co-operation throughout the process and remorse shown warranted mitigation of fifty percent, bringing his ban to three weeks.

The Ulster lock will now miss Ireland’s Six Nations fixtures against Italy and France. H iss free to resume playing from midnight on 9 November 2020.

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