Leo and May suspended

Tom May
Tom May has been banned for seven days
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London Irish lock Dan Leo and London Welsh centre Tom May have been suspended for one week after receiving red cards in the Aviva Premiership clash between their sides last weekend.

The pair were sent off for elbowing each other before London Irish ran out 24-9 winners at the Madejski Stadium.

Both players pleaded guilty at a hearing in front of Jeremy Summers, the sole judicial officer.

"Leo and May, who were sent off in the Aviva Premiership match between London Irish and London Welsh for striking each other, contrary to Law 10.4(a), are banned from today until January 5, 2015," said an RFU statement.

"They can play again on January 6."

Newcastle Falcons forward Kane Thompson has also been handed a seven-day suspension after being cited for hitting Saracens forward Jim Hamilton.

"Thompson, who was cited following the Aviva Premiership match between Newcastle Falcons and Saracens for striking Jim Hamilton, contrary to Law 10.4(a), is banned from today until January 5, 2015. He can play again on January 6," an RFU statement confirmed.

"Thompson pleaded guilty and the case was dealt with on papers."

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