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Bath rugby charged

Friday, December 08, 2017

BATH have been charged by Premiership Rugby for releasing number eight Taulupe Faletau to play for Wales against South Africa last Saturday, the governing body has said.

Faletau, 27, stayed on with the national side for Wales' 24-22 win over South Africa, which was the only autumn international to be played after November 25.

The Premiership's policy states that clubs are not allowed to release players for national duty outside specific periods set for international matches by World Rugby.

"Bath Rugby have seven days to respond to the allegation.

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