Evans and Loprestti handed bans
January 17, 2000
Wales prop Ben Evans has been banned for two weeks after being sent off in Swansea's 29-25 European Cup victory over Italian club Padova in Padua on Saturday.
Evans and opposite number Piere Menapace were sent off in the 63rd minute by French referee Jean-Claude Gastou for punching. Menapace was also banned for two weeks.
Also, Treviso prop Agustin Loprestti has been banned for 21 days after being sent off in the Heineken Cup Pool Five defeat at Montferrand.
The prop received his marching orders for punching in closing stages of the match.
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