George Kruis: Saracens & England lock banned for three weeks
Saracens lock George Kruis has received a three-week ban for a dangerous tackle but he will be available in time for England's Six Nations opener.
Kruis pleaded guilty after being cited for a tip tackle on wing David Halaifonua in Friday's 24-23 defeat at Gloucester.
The 24-year-old will miss Saracens' European Rugby Champions Cup matches against Munster and Clermont Auvergne.
He is free to play again on 3 February. England play Wales three days later.
Kruis made his England debut in the autumn, winning four caps as a replacement against New Zealand, South Africa, Samoa and Australia.
|England Six Nations fixtures|
|6 February: Wales v England, 20:05 GMT|
|14 February: England v Italy, 14:30 GMT|
|1 March: Ireland v England, 15:00 GMT|
|14 March: England v Scotland, 17:00 GMT|
|21 March: England v France, 17:00 GMT|