Louw's appeal dismissed

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:12
Large francois louw bath2 800

NEWS: Francois Louw's appeal against a two-week ban for a dangerous tackle was dismissed by an RFU Disciplinary appeal panel.

Bath's Louw received the ban after dangerous tackling Charlie Mulchrone of Harlequins, contrary to law 10.4(e).

The incident occurred in the first half of the Premiership match between Bath and Harlequins on Saturday, February 18. 

The RFU Disciplinary appeal panel said: "The appeal panel considered detailed submissions from Bath's representative. However were satisfied that the decision arrived at by the initial panel was a decision that a reasonable body could have come to."

The panel comprised of Jeremy Summers (chairman), John Vale and Nick Dark.

There are currently no matches being played
FIXTURE GMT VENUE
Sat, 22 July 2017
Crusaders v Highlanders 07h35 Christchurch
Lions v Sharks 12h30 Johannesburg
Stormers v Chiefs 15h00 Cape Town
Griquas v Blue Bulls 17h30 Kimberley
Sun, 23 July 2017
Pumas v Golden Lions 12h30 Nelspruit
Fri, 28 July 2017
Golden Lions v Griquas 17h00 Johannesburg
PREMIERSHIP
MORE LOGS
Team P W D L Pts
Wasps 22 17 1 4 84
Exeter Chiefs 22 15 3 4 84
Saracens 22 16 1 5 77
Leicester Tigers 22 14 0 8 66
Bath 22 12 0 10 59
Harlequins 22 11 0 11 52
Northampton Saints 22 10 0 12 52
Newcastle Falcons 22 10 0 12 49
Gloucester 22 7 2 13 46
Sale Sharks 22 7 1 14 40
Worcester Warriors 22 5 2 15 33
Bristol 22 3 0 19 20