Iconic French rugby forward Sebastien Chabal was handed a three-week suspension on Friday for a punch that knocked out Agen’s Marc Giroud, his club Lyon revealed.
The 36-year-old former France international will miss his club’s second division matches against Carcassonne, Narbonne and Albi before being available again on January 27.
Sebastien Chabal faces a lengthy ban for throwing a hefty punch during Lyon’s second division game against Agen last weekend.
Griquas pivot Burton Francis is set to leave Kimberley after signing a deal with French club Agen.
The fixtures include matches from the “Lions Challenge”, as well as some friendlies against Super Rugby opposition as well as a number of international, American and European club sides.
The full media release from the Lions follows: