Leicester Tigers 33-32 London Irish

Leicester 33-32 London Irish: Exiles fall short after Hepetema head rush

TERRENCE Hepetema will remember his night at Welford Road for all the wrong reasons.
Irish’s forceful centre faces a ban for his 59thminute head high challenge which gave referee Wayne Barnes a simple decision to show a red card.
And to add to Hepetema’s tough night, he also conceded a penalty for obstruction which caused a try in the second half by scrum-half Nick Phipps to be ruled out.
Irish boss Declan Kidney refused to comment on the red-card challenge which left Leicester wing Kobus van Wyk needing a head injury assessment.
However, Kidney did concede the incident contributed to Irish...

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