News: Bath delay Yates hearing
Monday 19 January 1998
Yates was suspended after the alleged ear-biting incident that left Simon Fenn, the London Scottish flanker, needing 28 stitches when the clubs met in a cup match. He will miss Saturday's Tetley's Bitter Cup tie against Richmond, and the Heineken Cup final against the European champions, Brive.
Thomas Sheppard, a Bath director, was disappointed by the delay, but said he was grateful that Burton supported the club's request that all evidence be provided to ensure a fair hearing.
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