Cape Town - Griquas lock Rory Arnold
has appealed against a guilty verdict for biting delivered by a South African
Rugby Union judicial hearing on Wednesday.
VIDEO: Rory Arnold biting incident
Arnold’s appeal will be heard on
Friday, 6 September 2013.
Arnold was found
guilty on Wednesday of contravening Law 10.4(m) following the incident in the team’s Currie Cup clash against the Free State Cheetahs last Saturday and was
given a seven-match suspension.
He appeared before a SARU disciplinary hearing
in Cape Town on Tuesday.
The player has been suspended from all forms of rugby up to
and including 19 October 2013, pending the appeal.