Clermont flanker Cudmore banned for four weeks for punch
LONDON (Reuters) - Clermont flanker and Canadian Jamie Cudmore will miss the French side's last two Heineken Cup pool matches after being suspended for four weeks for punching a London Wasps player last month.
Cudmore was banned from December 24 to January 21 for punching Wasps prop Tim Payne in the Pool 5 match at Adams Park on December 15, a 25-24 win for the English side, organizers said.
Clermont, four points behind leaders Munster and three behind Wasps after four rounds, are at home to the Irish side on Sunday and wind up their pool action away to win-less Llanelli Scarlets on January 19.
(Reporting by Rex Gowar, editing by Alison Wildey)
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