Cornish Pirates James Docherty handed two-week suspension
Cornish Pirates scrum-half James Docherty has been banned for two weeks by the Rugby Football Union after being found guilty of kicking an opponent.
The incident occurred during his side's 25-25 Championship draw at Nottingham, when Docherty, 24, kicked Nick Rouse as he tried to free himself from a tackle.
Docherty will miss the Championship match at home to Rotherham and the British & Irish Cup match at Munster.
He was also ordered to pay £250 costs by the RFU disciplinary panel.