Hartley banned – again

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Hartley banned - again

Northampton rugby union hooker Dylan Hartley will be ineligible for England’s
first game of the World Cup.

He’s been banned for four weeks for a headbutt on Saracens’ Jamie George
during the second half of their Premiership semi-final.

Hartley, who’s in England’s training squad ahead of the tournament, is free to
play again on the 21st of September – after their opening match against Fiji.

It’s the latest in a long line of misdemeanours that’s seen the player miss around a year’s worth of games.

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