Nathan Hughes and Danny Care reprimanded by citing commissioner

Wasps' Nathan Hughes has received the equivalent of an off-field yellow card
Wasps' Nathan Hughes has received the equivalent of an off-field yellow card
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England internationals Danny Care and Nathan Hughes has been warned by the citing commissioner following the conclusion of round five of the Aviva Premiership 2017/18 season.

Wasps' Hughes, who left the field with an injury at the closing stages of the first half was reprimanded for performing a dangerous tackle on Bath number eight Taulupe Faletau during Sunday's Premiership game at Ricoh Arena.

Meanwhile, Harlequins scrum-half Care was cited for a dangerous play on Northampton flanker Jamie Gibson in the first half at Franklin's Gardens on Saturday.

As a warning from the citing commissioner is equivalent to a yellow card, the players will not face further disciplinary action.

Both Wasps and Harlequins ended on the losing side and are positioned eighth and ninth respectively on the table.

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