Six-week ban ends Brown’s Quins profession

Six-week ban ends Brown's Quins career


Mike Brown was additionally sin-binned in opposition to Wasps for a deliberate knock-on within the first half

Mike Brown’s Harlequins profession seems to be over after he was given a six-week ban for stamping.

Brown, 35, who will be a part of Newcastle subsequent season, was despatched off for treading on the top of Wasps hooker Tommy Taylor of their Premiership win on Sunday.

A disciplinary listening to determined the unintended stamp warranted a high-end sanction of 12 weeks.

It was decreased to 6 due to the England worldwide’s unblemished disciplinary document and responsible plea.

It was the primary pink card of his 16-year profession.

Even if Harlequins attain the Premiership play-offs, Brown is not going to be concerned as issues stand with solely 4 rounds of the common season left.

He has the appropriate to enchantment in opposition to the end result.

Referee Wayne Barnes despatched off the full-back within the 43rd minute of Sunday’s thriller on the Twickenham Stoop after he and tv match official Stuart Terheege determined Brown’s actions have been “seriously reckless”.

Quins remarkably went on to win the match 48-46 to offer themselves a nine-point cushion in fourth place, however Brown’s 351st look for the membership seems to have been his final.

He agreed to hitch Newcastle in April after Harlequins determined to not prolong his contract.

In a membership assertion, Quins acknowledged the end result of the disciplinary listening to and the ban handed out to Brown.

They stated neither the membership nor the participant wouldn’t be making any additional remark till a later date.

Brown gained the final of his 72 England caps in 2018 in opposition to South Africa, though he was concerned within the build-up to the 2019 World Cup as a member of an prolonged coaching squad.

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