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Ed Slater suspended after club disciplinary hearing

Ed Slater suspended after club disciplinary hearing Credit: PA

Leicester Tigers have suspended forward Ed Slater from playing for two weeks following an internal disciplinary hearing.

Following a citing, club officials have reviewed an incident during the first half of Saturday's European Champions Cup match against Glasgow Warriors at Welford Road and have found second-rower Slater guilty of striking an opponent.

A club statement said:

Ed has been banned for two weeks and he will miss the cup ties against Northampton Saints and Saracens.

He regrets his actions in the heat of a vital club match and will look forward to his return to action following his suspension.

– Leicester Tigers

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