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RFU Disciplinary: Joe Margetts, Doncaster Knights

Issued on behalf of Championship Rugby

RFU Disciplinary: Joe Margetts, Doncaster Knights

Joe Margetts of Doncaster Knights appeared before an independent disciplinary panel chaired by Charles Cuthbert sitting with Tony Wheat and Christian Scotland-Williamson on 6 February .

He was shown a red card during the match against Cambridge Rugby on Saturday 3 February. This was for a tip tackle contrary to World Rugby Law 9.18.  Margetts accepted the charge and was given a three-week suspension.  

Margetts will miss the following games:

23.02 v Nottingham Rugby

02.03 v Coventry

09.03 v London Scottish

The full judgement can be viewed here and an infographic summarising the outcome is available here.  

For a glossary of key disciplinary terms please click here.
For RFU Regulation 19 Appendix 2 please click here.
For background detail on panel members please click here.
Previous judgements can be found here.

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