Dupont and Du Toit receive bans for red cards in France v South Africa clash


France's Antoine Dupont has been handed a four-game ban for his red card against South Africa, while the Springboks' Pieter-Steph du Toit has been suspended for three games for his dismissal.

Dupont was shown red after a dangerous collision with South Africa winger Cheslin Kolbe in France's 30-26 win on Saturday.

Du Toit was also sent off for a clearout of Jonathan Danty in the same game.

Assuming there is no successful appeal, Dupont will miss France's game against Japan on Sunday, as well as three matches for Toulouse, including their Champions Cup opener against Munster next month.

Du Toit will be absent for South Africa's upcoming games against England and Italy, as well as a third match to be confirmed.