Peter O’Mahony (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Pictures)
Dublin, Feb 9, 2021 (AFP) -Eire flanker Peter O’Mahony used to be Tuesday banned for 3 fits after being despatched off for a “reckless” style out within the Six International locations defeat to Wales on the weekend.
O’Mahony used to be shown a red card following a brutal head-high hit on prop Tomas Francis within the 13th minute of the stumble on in Cardiff, which resulted in a 21-16 lift for Wales.
The Eire support row ahead, 31, seemed earlier than a 3-accurate self sustaining disciplinary committee by video convention on Tuesday.
“The participant admitted the act of harmful play in a ruck and that the offending merited a red card,” acknowledged a Six International locations statement, with the offence described as “reckless”.
The committee decided the ideal punishment for the offence used to be six weeks.
But the statement added: “It used to be approved that there had been no off-field anxious components, and the disciplinary committee concluded after careful consideration of the participant’s file and behavior within the hearing, that the participant used to be entitled to a 50 p.c low cost of sanction in mitigation.
“The participant is suspended from seventh February 2021 to 14th March 2021, which represents three meaningful fits to the participant. The participant is free to play again on 15th March 2021.”
It technique O’Mahony will leave out Eire’s Six International locations fits in opposition to France, Italy and Scotland.
Andy Farrell’s men are due to the host England in their closing match on this yr’s tournament on March 20.