Delon Armitage suspended for dangerous tackle on Chris Paterson

first_imgMonday Oct 3, 2011 Delon Armitage suspended for dangerous tackle on Chris Paterson There’s been another suspension in the World Cup, the second for England, as winger Delon Armitage has been banned for one game following a high tackle he made during their win over Scotland on the weekend. Armitage was suspended for one week following an Auckland disciplinary hearing that was chaired by independant judicial officer Bruce Squire. Armitage pleaded guilty to the charge of a dangerous high tackle. The offence was deemed to be on the lower end, which is usually a two week sanction, but the potential ban was halved after taking mitigating circumstances into account.Chris Paterson was the one on the receiving end of the tackle which in real time looked fairly innocuous. The vetaran Scotsman was left prone on the floor for a while though, and the replay showed that he felt the force of Armitage’s right shoulder.Neither the referee or his assitants saw the incident. If they had, do you think it would it have been a penalty, yellow, or red card offence?The England wing will miss their quarter final meeting against rivals France next Saturday, but will be available again if they make it through to the semi finals. Mark Cueto will be his replacement.Armitage has 48 hours to appeal the ruling.ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Rugby World Cup Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO If you can get your head around it, these… 47 WEEKS AGO You’ve never seen any Rugby World Cup drop… 49 WEEKS AGO TOP 10: Rugby World Cup 2015 was filled with… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingDoctors Stunned: She Removes Her Wrinkles With This Inexpensive TipSmart Life Reports10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyShe Was the Most Beautiful Girl in the World. What She Looks Like Now is InsaneNueey30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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