Saracens loose forward Michael Rhodes has been suspended for three weeks for a dangerous hit on Bath lock Levi Douglas in an English Premiership match.
Rhodes charged into a ruck shoulder first and made contact to the head area of Douglas who was standing over the ball.
Shocking by Michael Rhodes on Levi Douglas… pic.twitter.com/e1pEOHfocF
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On Wednesday, he was found guilty under Law 9.20: A player must not charge into a ruck or maul. Charging includes any contact made without binding on to another player in the ruck or maul, b) A player must not make contact with an opponent above the line of the shoulders.
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