England's Ashton to miss Fiji text due to ban

MARK MEADOWS
Last updated 14:09 01/11/2012

Relevant offers

International

Super Rugby's burning questions: Are Sir John Kirwan's Blues on the right track? Welsh assistant coach backs up Steve Hansen's fears of rugby becoming boring Italy formalises bid plan for 2023 Rugby World Cup Former All Blacks coach John Mitchell gives Ireland a shot at World Cup glory Rugby becoming 'boring', says All Blacks coach Steve Hansen Top 14 league hurting France, says technical director Fullback Brown nearing Six Nations return for England South Africa throws hat in ring for 2023 Rugby World Cup Kevin Locke's planned move to Scotland rugby off French lock Pape loses appeal against 10-week ban

England winger Chris Ashton will miss the test against Fiji next month but can face Australia after receiving a one-week ban for totting up three yellow cards for foul play at club Saracens.

"Chris Ashton suspended for one week. Sidelined from Sun, Nov 4 to Sat, Nov 10, free to play on Sun, Nov 11," the Rugby Football Union said in a tweet today.

The Fiji match on November 10 is the first of England's home November internationals with the Australia test taking place on November 17, the South Africa match on Nov. 24 and New Zealand clash on December 1.

Ad Feedback

- Reuters

Special offers
Opinion poll

Who was the better Springboks lock?

Bakkies Botha

Victor Matfield

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content