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Sale Sharks' Ashton, Tarus to face disciplinary panel

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FILE PHOTO: Rugby Union - England Training - Lensbury Hotel, Teddington, Britain - August 6, 2018 England's Chris Ashton during training Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs   -   Copyright  MATTHEW CHILDS(Reuters)
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(Reuters) – Sale Sharks winger Chris Ashton and prop Alexandru Tarus have been cited after picking up red cards in a pre-season victory over Castres Olympique last week, the Rugby Football Union said on Tuesday.

Ashton was sent off by referee Romain Poite for a tip tackle on Rory Kockott while Tarus was dismissed for dangerous play in a ruck. Both players will appear before an independent disciplinary panel in London on Thursday.

The 31-year-old Ashton joined Sale Sharks last month after a season with French side Toulon. He was recalled to the England squad for the first time since 2016 earlier this month.

(Reporting by Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru)

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