Dylan Hartley: England captain receives seventh ban

England captain Dylan Hartley has received a six-week ban – the seventh in his career – for striking Leinster’s Sean O’Brien, meaning he will be back in time for England’s Six Nations opener against France. READ MORE: Hartley available for Six Nations opener BBC Sports – View Original Story

Scarlets flanker Davies given three-week ban

Scarlets flanker James Davies has been suspended for three weeks by a disciplinary panel after admitting swearing and making an obscene gesture in the 31-20 loss at Toulon. The 25-year-old will miss next Sunday’s European Challenge Cup match with Toulon and the Welsh derby games against Ospreys and Cardiff Blues. The panel felt the offence

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Wales prop Jenkins set to miss Six Nations

Wales prop Gethin Jenkins has been ruled out for at least three months and is in danger of missing all of the 2017 Six Nations. The 36-year-old Cardiff Blues loose-head prop, who captained Wales in their 27-13 win over South Africa in November, has ruptured a bicep muscle. Blues head coach Danny Wilson confirmed Jenkins

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