ENGLAND captain Dylan Hartley was cleared to play this autumn after escaping a ban for smashing a rival in the face.
But prop Joe Marler is suspended for three weeks and will miss the two Tests against Argentina and Australia next month.
And it means Red Rose boss Eddie Jones has a call to make ahead of naming his 34-man squad today.
Yesterday the disciplinary action against Hartley, for his challenge on Rabah Slimani in a reckless clear-out against Clermont, was dismissed.
Now the Northampton Saints star, 31, can play on Saturday against Wasps and for England this autumn.
Having already been banned for an incredible 60 weeks of his career, Hartley found himself back in the dock more by association than guilt.
After seeing yellow, the citing officer called on Hartley to explain his actions in London.
But angry Saints boss Jim Mallinder turned on European chiefs for targeting his bad-boy hooker.
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He said: “Citings like this do beg the question of whether Dylan is singled out for what has happened in the past, rather than being judged on Saturday’s game.
“The decision to cite Dylan from the Clermont game was unjustified.
“Anyone could see it was accidental.
“It was an unwarranted judicial hearing.”
Harlequins chief John Kingston was upset by Marler’s ban for a striking offence but said: “Players can’t take the law into their own hands, Joe accepts that.”
Although Wasps No 8 Nathan Hughes got a two-week ban, he is available for England this autumn.
His tackle on Quins’ Marcus Smith was deemed worthy of a sending-off in Wasps’ win on Sunday.
Euro chiefs said: “We upheld the citing complaint. The strike to the neck warranted a red card.”
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