Rooney accepts charge but not ban
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney accepts a Football Association charge for employing offensive language but will contest the automatic two-match ban.
Wihongi medications storm as Sale prop lands 4-month suspension for failed check
Sale Sharks have revealed their prop Karena Wihongi has received a four-month ban after testing optimistic for a banned stimulant. Wihongi, 31, appeared just before a Rugby Football Union disciplinary panel previously this month.
Hopley hits back again at Wihongi ban
Players’ chief Damian Hopley has launched a fierce attack on the choice to hit Sale Sharks prop Karena Wihongi with a 4-month ban.