Six Nations: Michele Rizzo and Rabah Slimani get two-week bans

Michele Rizzo of Italy and Rabah Slimani of France

Italian prop forward Michele Rizzo and his French counterpart Rabah Slimani have been banned for two weeks after headbutting each other during Sunday's Six Nations game at Stade de France.

The pair were red carded in the 71st minute of France's 30-10 victory.

Rizzo's ban will be served over three weeks as he is not available this weekend, meaning he will be free to play from 3 March.

Slimani will be able to resume playing on Monday, 24 February.

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