George Burgess banned and misses England v New Zealand Test

George Burgess

England forward George Burgess will miss the final New Zealand Test after being found guilty of eye-gouging.

Burgess, 26, has been suspended for four matches for the incident during England’s series-clinching win on Sunday.

An international panel found he had unlawfully come into contact with Kiwis full-back Dallin Watene-Zelezniak’s eye late in the game.

South Sydney prop Burgess was also fined £500 in the disciplinary hearing.

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BBC Sport – Rugby League

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