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MacLeod and Fusaro banned

Guinness PRO12 Editor

30 Dec 2010

Scott MacLeod and Chris Fusaro are out of the second leg of the 1872 Cup derby clash at Murrayfield on Sunday following their joint sending off in Glasgow Warriors’ 30-18 home win over Edinburgh on Monday.

The two forwards were dismissed in the 80th minute by Andrew Macpherson following a report of foul play from one of his touch judges. They were sent-off under Law 10.4 (a) – punching or striking.

Edinburgh’s international lock MacLeod and Warriors flanker Fusaro appeared before a Scottish Rugby Union disciplinary panel chaired by Douglas Hunter on Wednesday night where they were both given a week long suspension.

It means the players are banned from playing up to and including Monday, 3 January. Warriros will be seekign to make it five wins in a row over their old rivals and move up the Magners League table.