Disciplinary: Ben Brownlie, Cambridge Rugby

Disciplinary: Ben Brownlie, Cambridge Rugby

Ben Brownlie, Cambridge Rugby, was charged with conduct prejudicial to the interests of the union and the game, contrary to RFU Rule 5.12, for physical contact with a ball boy during the game against Ampthill on 21 October 2023.  

His case was heard by an independent disciplinary panel, chaired by Oliver Clark sitting with Matthew Hearsum and Veryan Boscawen.  

The player pleaded guilty and was banned for six weeks. 

Games impacted: 

  • 28.10 v Doncaster Knights
  • 04.11 v Ealing Trailfinders
  • 11.11 v Ampthill Jets
  • 18.11 v Hartpury
  • 25.11 v Bedford Blues
  • 01.12 v Nottingham

The full judgement is available here.  

For a glossary of key disciplinary terms please click here.
For RFU Regulation 19 Appendix 2 please click here.
For background detail on panel members please click here.
Previous judgements can be found here.

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