Connacht’s head coach Pat Lam has been fined by the Pro12’s disciplinary committee. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht head coach Pat Lam has been fined by the Pro12 disciplinary committee after being deemed to have “publicly criticised and/or questioned the i(...)

Ulster’s Luke Marshall has been given a five week ban for an alleged kick. Photograph: Russell Pritchard/Inpho

Ulster centre Luke Marshall has been suspended for five weeks for an alleged kick to the head of an opponent during the second half of the Guinness P(...)

Referee Wayne Barnes shows Pascal Papé a yellow card for kneeing Jamie Heaslip at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The independent disciplinary panel which handed French lock Pascal Papé a ten week ban yesterday for kneeing Jamie Heaslip in the back did so after d(...)

Referee Wayne Barnes shows Pascal Papé a yellow card for kneeing Jamie Heaslip at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The independent disciplinary panel which handed French lock Pascal Papé a ten week ban yesterday for kneeing Jamie Heaslip in the back did so after d(...)

Jack McGrath runs risk of longer ban if appeal is rejected. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Leinster are considering whether to appeal the three-game ban handed down to Jack McGrath on Friday. The loosehead prop was suspended for stamping on (...)

Luis Suarez departs greatest stage in disgrace 1:54

Uruguayan officials insist they will fight to have him reinstated but Luis Suarez’s World Cup looked to be over yesterday after Fifa dismissed the cas(...)

Brian O’Driscoll’s disciplinary hearing into an alleged stamping offence  will take place in London this morning.

Brian O’Driscoll will have his citing charge heard in London today by an RBS Six Nations Disciplinary panel. The 34-year-ol(...)