4 Oct 2011

Estebanez out of Cup

2:04 pm on 4 October 2011

France centre Fabrice Estebanez will miss the rest of the Rugby World Cup after being banned for three weeks for a dangerous tackle.

Estebanez received a yellow card for making a spear tackle during his side's loss to Tonga on Sunday.

He has 48 hours to appeal the decision.

England back Delon Armitage will also miss the match after being banned for one match for a dangerous tackle.