Hartley dropped from England’s World Cup squad

Dylan Hartley, Northampton and England hooker, has been dropped from England’s world cup 50-man training. During Saracens semi-final victory over the Saints, Hartley head-butted Jamie George who has taken his place in the England squad! Dyland Hartley has faced a numerous amount of suspensions:

Hartley’s suspensions

April 2007: Banned for 26 weeks for gouging Wasps forwards James Haskell and Jonny O’Connor
March 2012: Banned for eight weeks for biting Ireland’s Stephen Ferris in the Six Nations
December 2012: Banned for two weeks for striking Ulster’s Rory Best
May 2013: Banned for 11 weeks for verbal abuse of a match official – costs him a place on the British and Irish Lions tour of Australia
December 2014: Banned for three weeks for elbowing Leicester’s Matt Smith
May 2015: Banned for four weeks for headbutting Saracens’ Jamie George – costs him a place in England’s World Cup training squad
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