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Figallo blow for Argentina

Published 22/11/2012 | 05:00

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ARGENTINA will have to plan without tighthead prop Juan Figallo for Saturday's international against Ireland after his citing arising from their loss to France was upheld, writes Conor George.

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Figallo was initially cited for 'striking with the head,' but that was recategorised as 'charging into a ruck or maul' and was deemed to be at the mid-range of IRB sanctions.

A suspension of three weeks was imposed on the player.

Irish Independent

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