Sporting Digest: Rugby Union

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The Independent Online
English First Division Rugby, the body representing the Premier League clubs, has elected Gloucester's Tom Walkinshaw as chairman. He replaces Donald Kerr, who held the job for three years.

The Cheltenham prop, Shaun Gilder, has been summoned to an RFU disciplinary hearing next Tuesday to answer claims that he broke the jaw of the Moseley prop, Lee Fortey, in a pre-season friendly.