Fabiani in hot water for biting Roux

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:58

NEWS: Zebre hooker Oliviero Fabiani will face a disciplinary hearing after he was cited for biting an opponent during his team's 7-52 loss to Connacht last weekend 

Fabiani was issued with a red card during the European Rugby Champions Cup Round Two match at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi on Sunday.
 
Fabiani was sent off by referee, Mathieu Raynal (France), for allegedly biting Connacht player Quinn Roux in the 29th minute of the match in contravention of Law 10.4 (m).

Antony Davies (England), Chairman, Jean-Noël Couraud (France) and Daniel White (England) have been appointed as the independent Disciplinary Committee for the hearing which will take place in London on Wednesday.
 
Under World Rugby's Sanctions for Foul Play, Law 10.4 (m), Biting of an opponent, carries the following sanction entry points - Low End: 12 weeks; Mid-Range: 18 weeks; Top End: 24 to 208 weeks.

Meanwhile, Munster wing Keith Earls and Brive lock Johan Snyman will also face disciplinary hearings on Wednesday.

Earls was sent off by referee, Jerome Garces (France), for an alleged dangerous tackle on Glasgow Warriors player Fraser Brown, in the 19th minute of Munster's 38-17 win in contravention of Law 10.4 (j).

Snyman is alleged to have committed a dangerous tackle on Worcester Warriors player Tom Heathcote in the 49th minute of their match in contravention of Law 10.4 (e).

There are currently no matches being played
FIXTURE GMT VENUE
Sat, 29 July 2017
Crusaders v Chiefs 07h35 Christchurch
Golden Lions v Griquas 10h00 Johannesburg
Lions v Hurricanes 12h30 Ellis Park
Sharks v Pumas 15h00 Durban
Sun, 30 July 2017
Free State Cheetahs v Western Province 12h30 Bloemfontein
RESULT SCORE
Sun, 23 July 2017
Pumas v Golden Lions 43 | 36
Sat, 22 July 2017
Griquas v Blue Bulls 45 | 51
Stormers v Chiefs 11 | 17
Lions v Sharks 23 | 21
Crusaders v Highlanders 17 | 0
Fri, 21 July 2017
Free State Cheetahs v Sharks 47 | 12
Brumbies v Hurricanes 16 | 35
Sat, 15 July 2017
Sharks v Lions 10 | 27
Bulls v Stormers 33 | 41
Force v Waratahs 40 | 11
Hurricanes v Crusaders 31 | 22
Chiefs v Brumbies 28 | 10
Sunwolves v Blues 43 | 21
Fri, 14 July 2017
Kings v Cheetahs 20 | 21
Rebels v Jaguares 29 | 32
EUROPEAN CUP
MORE LOGS
Pool 1
Team P W D L Pts
Munster 6 5 0 1 24
Glasgow Warriors 6 4 0 2 19
Leicester Tigers 6 2 0 4 8
Racing Metro 6 1 0 5 5
Pool 2
Team P W D L Pts
Wasps 6 4 1 1 22
Toulouse 6 3 2 1 18
Connacht 6 4 0 2 18
Zebre 6 0 0 6 0
Pool 3
Team P W D L Pts
Saracens 6 5 1 0 24
Toulon 6 3 0 3 16
Scarlets 6 2 1 3 11
Sale Sharks 6 1 0 5 4
Pool 4
Team P W D L Pts
Leinster 6 4 1 1 23
Montpellier 6 3 0 3 16
Castres 6 2 1 3 12
Northampton Saints 6 2 0 4 9
Pool 5
Team P W D L Pts
Clermont Auvergne 6 5 0 1 26
Bordeaux 6 3 0 3 14
Exeter Chiefs 6 2 0 4 12
Ulster 6 2 0 4 10
Pool Challenge Cup
Team P W D L Pts
Gloucester 0 0 0 0 0
Stade Francais 0 0 0 0 0