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Laporte handed 13-week ban for 'incompetant' outburst
ESPN Staff
February 12, 2014
Bernard Laporte (right) will serve a 13-week suspension © Getty Images
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Toulon coach Bernard Laporte has been hit with a 13-week suspension for his outburst following their loss to Grenoble in January.

Toulon lost the game in the closing stages and Laporte vented his frustration at referee Laurent Cardona post-match describing him as "hopeless" and "completely incompetent".

Following a hearing on February 5, the Ligue Nationale de Rugby committee has slammed Laporte with a lengthy ban that prevents him from any involvement with the team on match day. He is free to return on May 14.

Toulon have also been hit with a €10,000 fine.

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