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# Suspension

Last month
November 2023
Dragons' Taine Basham receives four-game ban for cheap shot on Ross Byrne
An initial six-week ban was reduced by two weeks due to the Wales international’s ‘remorse, apology, and engagement in the disciplinary process.’
Tullamore set to appeal 96-week suspension for member who pushed referee
Incident followed Offaly club’s recent loss to Summerhill.
Three-game suspension for New Zealand's Sam Cane after World Cup final red card
Punishment will be reduced to two games once he completes Coaching Intervention Programme.
This year
Frankie Dettori whip ban rules him out of Melbourne Cup
Italian had hoped to pick up a ride in big race.
James gets suspension and fine from game he didn't play in
Chelsea defender got involved in an altercation.
Johnny Glynn loses appeal against retrospective suspension
Former Galway player appeared to have acted dangerously to opponent and was subsequently punished.
Billy Vunipola joins Owen Farrell in being banned for start of World Cup
Only specialist No 8 in England squad to miss Argentina game.
Johnny Sexton faces anxious wait after lengthy disciplinary hearing
The Ireland captain faced a disciplinary hearing that lasted the entire day.
Uncertainty for Sexton and Ireland ahead of disciplinary hearing
The Irish captain and Leinster were hit with misconduct complaints after the Champions Cup final.
PSG to discipline Messi over Saudi trip
Messi risks being suspended after travelling to Saudi Arabia without the permission of the French club.
University of Galway lecturer challenges suspension over 'false accusation' of sexual activity
The lecturer claims he was wrongfully suspended from his position last February.
Last year
Ronan O'Gara hit with 10-week ban and fine from French rugby chiefs
If the latest suspension stands, O’Gara will be out until 30 January.
Friend says Aki tackle education programme is not a 'box-ticking' exercise
Bundee Aki could be available for Ireland’s game against Ausralia if he successfully completes the the Head Contact Process Coaching Intervention programme.
British sprinter handed 22-month ban for failed drug test at Tokyo Olympics
Team GB lost their 4x100m silver medal when CJ Ujah tested positive for two prohibited substances.
Cork appeal Thompson's two-match suspension ahead of All-Ireland semi-final
Manager Matthew Twomey admits it ‘doesn’t look good’, however.
All Blacks prop Ta'avao banned for 3 weeks after red card against Ireland
The tighthead will miss this weekend’s final Test in Wellington.
Robbie Dunne granted extension to appeal 18-month ban for harassing Bryony Frost
The Irish jockey has until 20 January to lodge his appeal.
All time
Argentina lock Lavanini gets five-week ban for breakdown hit on Healy
The second row could have a week shaved off if he completes the ‘Coaching Intervention Programme.’
Stormers lock hit with eight-match ban after incident in game against Munster
The incident occurred during Munster’s 34-18 win over the Stormers last Saturday night.
Man Utd defender's Champions League ban extended
Aaron Wan-Bissaka will miss games against Villarreal and Atalanta.
Gordon Elliott set for return to racing as six-month ban ends today
The trainer was suspended after an image of him sitting on a dead horse was widely circulated on social media back in February.
Limerick set to discuss potential Casey appeal tonight
Manager John Kiely says the player will ‘absolutely’ be involved in the decision following his red card against Waterford.
Leinster flanker banned for two games after incident in Glasgow game
Josh Murphy was deemed to have unintentionally made contact ‘to the eye area of the opponent’.
Legendary US trainer hit with two-year ban from Kentucky Derby over doping case
A positive test was confirmed against Bob Baffert’s horse Medina Spirit.
Barca's Koeman to miss crucial title clashes after two-match ban for referee 'disrespect'
The 58-year-old was shown a red card during Thursday’s loss to Granada.
'Racism charges were not proven' - Anger over Czech star's 10-match ban
Ondrej Kudela will likely miss Euro 2021 because of the suspension.
GAA expected to announce new Farrell ban and rule him out of Dublin's league campaign
Seamus ‘Banty’ McEnaney is facing a suspension that could see him miss an early round Ulster SFC game.
Juventus goalkeeper Buffon given one-match blasphemy ban
Buffon was overheard using a “blasphemous expression” towards a team-mate during Juve’s league win over Parma in December.
Bundee Aki gets four-game ban after red card against England
The ban comes as a big blow for Connacht ahead of their clash with Leicester.
Coast Guard suspends cliff rescues due to safety concerns
The Coast Guard said it is working to reinstate the function as quickly as possible.
Denise Foster to take over as trainer while Gordon Elliott serves suspension for six months
Foster will take over the licence at Cullentra Stables.
Lazio star becomes the latest Serie A player to be banned for blasphemy
Manuel Lazzari has joined Roma’s Bryan Cristante in being punished.
Down boss has suspension reduced to 8 weeks for training guideline breach
Paddy Tally had requested a hearing which took place last night.
O'Mahony banned for three Six Nations games following red card against Wales
The 31-year-old was sent off for making contact with the head of Tomas Francis.
Sinckler gets two-game ban for shouting 'Are you f*****g serious?' at referee
The England tighthead prop will miss their opening game of the Six Nations.
Cavani handed three-match ban and €110k fine for offensive Instagram post
Manchester United’s Uruguayan forward was found to have brought the game into disrepute by the FA.
Springboks wing Dyantyi handed four-year doping ban
The 26-year-old tested positive for three banned substances.
Galway hurler hit with proposed 48-week suspension over alleged Covid-19 issue
John Moylan, who has commuted from Boston over the past few years to play for his native Beagh, has requested a hearing.
Owen Farrell a major doubt for Leinster game after red card for high tackle
The England international now looks highly unlikely to be available for the Champions Cup quarter-final.
Longford senior champions set to appeal after being hit with 48-week ban over €750 fine
The Longford Leader reports the Killoe club are set to launch an appeal.