Expelled in the round of 16 of the Challenge Cup, the back (or winger) of Agen Jamie-Jerry Taulagi was suspended for ten weeks and should therefore no longer wear the AUS jersey.
The chalice to the dregs this season for Jamie-Jerry Taulagi with Agen. While the Lot-et-Garonne club have not won a single Top 14 match since the start of the 2020-21 fiscal year, the full-back (or winger) will find himself on an early vacation from the start of the 2020-21 fiscal year. beginning of April.
Indeed, he was suspended for ten weeks this Wednesday by the EPCR, the organizer of the European Cups, following his expulsion in the 62nd minute during the eighth final lost 29-16 against Treviso last weekend. in Challenge Cup. The 27-year-old tackled an Italian at the shoulder. According to the scale of the Disciplinary Commission, Taulagi could have received a thirteen-week suspension, but the body decided to reduce the penalty, because the player “pleaded guilty and felt remorse”.
Taulagi to Montauban
His suspension will therefore not allow him to replay before the week of June 14, a week after the end of the Top 14 regular season. Almost mathematically relegated to Pro D2, with his 30 points behind the penultimate at Six days to go, Agen will play his last match on June 5 on the LOU lawn, and will obviously not play the finals. The AUS will therefore end the season without its New Zealand player, who has played 9 games this season for Agen in all competitions, for a scored try. The Agen adventure will therefore have lasted only two seasons (15 mats and 2 tries in 2019-20) for Taulagi, because according to Olympic noone, he would have already signed for the next two seasons at Montauban, current tenth in Pro D2.