Francis cited, Haskell warned after 6 Nations matches

AP
By Associated Press, 14 March 2016

LONDON (AP) — Wales prop Tomas Francis has been cited following an incident during Saturday's Six Nations defeat by England at Twickenham.

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TV footage showed the forward appearing to make contact with the eye area of England tighthead Dan Cole late in the game, which England won 25-21 to set the hosts up for a Grand Slam bid against France in Paris next weekend.

Francis faces a lengthy ban if he is found guilty at a disciplinary hearing to be held later this week.

In a statement on Sunday, Six Nations organizers said that citing commissioner John Cole has also issued a formal warning to England back-row forward James Haskell for a dangerous "neck roll" tackle in the 16th minute of the second half of the same match.

AP
By Associated Press, 14 March 2016

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