Chiefs centre Faauli in hot water
NEWS: Chiefs centre Jonathan Faauli has been cited for foul play during a Super Rugby match against the Bulls.
Faauli is alleged to have contravened Law 10.4(e) Dangerous tackling of an Opponent during the match between the Chiefs and Bulls in Hamilton on April 1.
Upon further review of the match footage, the Citing Commissioner deemed in his opinion the incident had met the red card threshold for foul play.
The Case is to be considered in the first instance by the SANZAAR Foul Play Review Committee which will take place on Sunday April 2 via video-conference.
All SANZAAR disciplinary matters are in the first instance referred to the Foul Play Review Committee to provide the option of expediting the judicial process.
For a matter to be dispensed with at this hearing, the person appearing must plead guilty and accept the penalty offered by the Foul Play Review Committee.