France’s Haouas set for Montpellier return after ‘breaking squad rules’

Montpellier's France prop Mohamed Haouas is set to return for his Top 14 side this weekend after being penalised for…

Montpellier’s France prop Mohamed Haouas is set to return for his Top 14 side this weekend after being penalised for off the field misdemeanours, coach Xavier Garbajosa said on Wednesday.

Haouas, 26, who was banned for three weeks earlier this year for punching Scotland’s Jamie Ritchie during the Six Nations, had reportedly arrived late to training and had an altercation with a club sponsor before losing a financial bonus.