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England and Sale winger Chris Ashton is facing a ban after punching Castres’ Rory Kockott in a pre-season friendly.
Ashton, 31, was sent off along with Kockott by referee Romain Poite after the incident early in the second half of Sale’s 20-17 win on Friday.
The referee is set to deliver his report to the RFU on Monday.
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