Fijian cited for ear-biting

Sun, 03 Sep 2017 07:21
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NRC NEWS: Fijian Drua hooker Samu Suguturaga will face a National Rugby Championship (NRC) judicial hearing after being cited for an alleged bite on Saturday.

The incident occurred during his team's 36-45 loss to Brisbane City at Ballymore Stadium

Suguturaga was cited for allegedly biting the ear of his opposite number, Brisbane City skipper Andrew Ready, during a scrum in the 29th minute of the opening-round clash.

Ready reported the incident to the on-field referee immediately.

The judicial hearing will take place at the Queensland Rugby Union (QRU) offices at Ballymore on Tuesday,  September 5 and will be overseen by judicial officer Paul Tully.