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Johnston Receives Five Week Ban Following Dismissal

Published on 03rd September 2013 by Tom Tainton

Hooker charged after red card offence versus Clifton

Ross Johnston has received a five-week ban following his dismissal in the pre-season clash with Clifton RFC on Sunday, 1 September.

The hooker pleaded guilty to the charge of a tip-tackle, contrary to law 10.4.j.

The ban will begin on September 13 and Johnston is free to play again on October 19.

He is required to pay £250 towards hearing costs.

The panel comprised of Daniel White (Chairman), Mike Curling and Nick Dark.

Bristol Rugby Club are considering their position at this time.