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Wallaby cited for kicking McCaw

Sat, 20 Oct 2012 15:26
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Two offences by Wallaby
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Wallaby forward Scott Higginbotham has been cited for two offences in Australia's 18-all draw with New Zealand in Brisbane on Saturday.

The citings were for 'punching or striking' the All Blacks captain Richie McCaw.

Higginbotham has been cited under Law 10.4.a: Punching or Striking.

Both of the incidents occurred in the 26th minute.

First Higginbotham struck McCaw with the knee in the head and when they became involved in a scuffle, he also head-butted the Kiwi skipper.

The citing is to be considered in the first instance by judicial officer Jannie Lubbe, who will hold a hearing via conference call on Monday.

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