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Repeat offender Wiese cops technical ban

By Kim Ekin
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Leicester Tigers backrow Jasper Wiese has been handed a technical ban for repeat infringement across the season.

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On the weekend the Leicester substitute was yellow-carded for a late challenge on the Bristol number 10 in their Gallagher Premiership clash at Ashton Gate.

It was Wiese’s third this season.

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A RFU statement reads: “Leicester Tigers’ Jasper Wiese appeared before an independent disciplinary panel last night (Wednesday 29 December 2021).

“Wiese received his third yellow card in a season during the match between Bristol Bears and Leicester Tigers on 26 December 2021, contrary to RFU Regulation 19. Wiese accepted the charge and has received a two-match ban.

“The case was heard by an independent disciplinary panel comprising Charles Cuthbert (chair) with John Greenwood and Ollie Clark.”

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