Rhodes to answer for facial stomp
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Western Province flank Michael Rhodes will appear before a South African Rugby Union judicial committee on Tuesday, September 17, in Cape Town.
This comes in the wake of the red card he received in his team's 29-18 Currie Cup win over the Blue Bulls at Loftus Versfeld at the weekend.
Rhodes received a red card in the 35th minute of the match for contravening Law 10.4 (b) – tramping on Blue Bulls captain and No.8 Jono Ross, in the face.
Peter Ingwersen has been appointed as the judicial officer.
* Meanwhile Leopards flank Robert Kruger will also appear before a SARU disciplinary committee, via teleconference, on Tuesday.
He receiving a red card in the 11th minute of his team's First Division clash against the Griffons in Potchefstroom last Friday.
The Leopards were made to work hard for their 40-33 victory.
The player was ruled to have breached Law 10.4 (a), which states that a player may not punch or strike an opponent.
Louis Booyse has been appointed as the judicial officer.