Rugby – England’s Hughes has ban hiked to six weeks after ‘joke’ tweet

Rugby Union - England Training - St Edward's School, Oxford, Britain - February 28, 2018 England's Nathan Hughes during training Action Images via Reuters/Peter Cziborra

(Reuters) – England number eight Nathan Hughes will miss tests against South Africa, New Zealand and Japan after having a striking ban extended to six weeks for describing his disciplinary hearing as a “joke” on Twitter. The 27-year-old Wasps forward had earlier received a four-week ban for striking Gloucester’s Lewis Ludlow during the Oct. 6 […]

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