Lions blow for shamed Hartley as he is banned for 11 weeks

Northampton Saints captain Dylan Hartley has lost his place in the British Lions tour party after being banned from rugby for 11 weeks. An RFU disciplinary hearing found him guilty of verbally abusing a match official in the Aviva Premiership final.

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Northampton Saints' captain to miss Lions' tour

Dylan Hartley banned for 11 weeks after being found guilty of swearing at ref during Aviva Premiership final