Red card Hartley to face disciplinary panel

Northampton's Dylan Hartley shows his dejection after the Aviva Premiership Final at Twickenham, London.
Northampton's Dylan Hartley shows his dejection after the Aviva Premiership Final at Twickenham, London. Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

Northampton Saints captain Dylan Hartley is appearing at an RFU Disciplinary Hearing after becoming the first player to be sent off during a Premiership final.

Hartley was sent off for alleged verbal abuse of a match official in the Aviva Premiership final against Leicester Tigers at Twickenham.

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