Uruguay hooker Facundo Gattas has received a three-match ban after being sent off for a dangerous high tackle.
Gattas was dismissed by English referee Wayne Barnes during his team’s World Cup Pool D defeat against Georgia two days ago.
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World Rugby said that Gattas attended a disciplinary hearing on Tuesday and sought to overturn the red card, but Barnes’ decision was upheld.
He is the fifth player to be banned at the tournament for a dangerous tackle.
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