Bristol hooker Ross Johnston handed RFU ban

Ross Johnston
Johnston has been with Bristol since 2009

Bristol's Ross Johnston has been suspended for three weeks by the Rugby Football Union.

The 26-year-old hooker was found guilty of making a dangerous tackle on Moseley's Neil Mason during his side's 33-27 defeat on 5 December.

Johnston was also fined £250 by the RFU disciplinary panel.

He will now miss Championship games against Cornish Pirates and London Scottish but will be available for the home clash with Leeds on 4 December.