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Gopperth banned for three weeks for Tait incident

Jimmy Gopperth lines up a kick.

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Wasps fly-half Jimmy Gopperth has been punished with a three-week ban after pleading guilty to striking Leicester's Mathew Tait last weekend.

Gopperth was sent to the sin-bin in the second half after colliding with Tigers back Tait in mid-air as they attempted to catch a kick.

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Wasps complete Ricoh Arena takeover

The Ricoh Arena in Coventry.

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Wasps have completed their takeover of the Ricoh Arena, the club have announced.

The Aviva Premiership side have purchased the remaining 50 per cent stake from the Alan Edward Higgs Charity, which owned half of the Ricoh Arena operating firm Arena Coventry Limited.

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