O'Gara hit with touchline ban
May 23, 2014
Ronan O'Gara joined Racing Metro as a coach in 2013 © Getty Images
Racing Metro coaches Laurent Labit and Ronan O'Gara have been slapped with bans for their behaviour during the Top 14 play-off against Toulouse.
Labit has been suspended for ten weeks and O'Gara handed a one week ban by the Ligue Nationale de Rugby (LNR), the Top 14's governing body. The pair were found guilty of "improper conduct" following Racing's 21-16 quarter-final victory over Toulouse earlier this month.
With Racing's season already over after defeat in the Top 14 semi-final by Toulon, the bans will take effect at the start of next season. The LNR also imposed a fine of €5,000 (£4,000) on Racing.
© ESPN Sports Media Ltd
Communication error please reload the page.
Chelsea striker Diego Costa insists there was no malicious intent behind the stamp on Emre Can which earned him a three-match ban from the Football Association
All the action from Saturday's Top 14 clashes
Manuel Pellegrini made a veiled criticism of Chelsea's style as Jose Mourinho continued his vow of silence after his side's impressive rearguard display in a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge
All the action from Saturday's four LV= Cup matches
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino expects Harry Kane to get even better as his superb season continued with two goals at West Brom, and is confident the striker will sign a new deal at White Hart Lane