Sharks flank in hot water
DISCIPLINARY NEWS: Sharks flank Jacques Vermeulen has been cited for alleged foul play during his side's 14-46 loss to the Melbourne Rebels on Friday.
Vermeulen is alleged to have contravened Law 9.20 A player must not charge into a ruck.
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, March 25 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.