Caroline Boujard receives 2 week suspension

Caroline Boujard receives 2 week suspension

An independent Disciplinary Committee decided that France Woman replacement winger, Caroline Boujard, will receive a 2 week ban following her dangerous tackle against England last weekend.


Ms Boujard accepted that she had committed an act of foul play which was worthy of a red card, and claimed that the action had been reckless rather than deliberate.

 

The Committee categorised the offence as low end, which usually carries a four-week suspension as per World Rugby's sanction table.

It was also determined by the Committee that there were no aggravating factors and the player mitigating factors permitted and therefore a reduced 2-week ban was decided.

 

Boujard is suspended until mid-night on Sunday 26 February and is eligible to play on Monday 27 February

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