23 Dec 2010

Rush gets one match ban

12:06 pm on 23 December 2010

The former Blues rugby captain Xavier Rush has been suspended for one week after being given a red card in a Heineken Cup match at the weekend.

The Cardiff number eight was sent off for a high tackle in their match against Northampton.

Rush could have faced a suspension of anything between two and 52 weeks for his tackle.

Cardiff director of rugby David Young says Rush isn't a dirty player and they felt the sending-off was quite harsh