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

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Red card Hartley to face disciplinary panel

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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