Sexton’s misconduct resolution due ‘in coming days’


The choice from Eire captain Johnny Sexton’s disciplinary listening to with European Skilled Membership Rugby (EPCR) held on Thursday is predicted “within the coming days”.

Leinster’s Sexton, 38, appeared earlier than a panel over “misconduct complaints” following his behaviour after Might’s Champions Cup remaining loss to La Rochelle.

Sexton was injured for the Might 20 remaining which La Rochelle gained 27-26, however exchanged phrases with South African referee Jaco Peyper on the finish of the match in Dublin.

He dangers a prolonged ban ought to he be discovered responsible of misconduct.

Sexton will retire from this yr’s Rugby World Cup, with main contenders Eire opening their marketing campaign on September 9 towards Romania.

In December, Pau head coach Sebastien Piqueronies was banned for 10 weeks for bodily abusing a referee throughout a Problem Cup recreation.

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