Currie Cup

FS prop still awaits his fate

2013-10-16 14:00
Schalk van der Merwe (Gallo Images)
Cape Town - The judgement following Free State Cheetahs prop Schalk van der Merwe’s disciplinary hearing for a red card in the team’s Currie Cup clash against the Blue Bulls last weekend has been postponed until Thursday.

VIDEO: Schalk van der Merwe red card

Van der Merwe, who appeared before a SARU judicial committee on Wednesday, received a red card for lifting Blue Bulls fullback Jurgen Visser in a tackle and failing to bring him to the ground safely, which contravened Law 10.4 (j).

Adv Donny Jacobs, who presided over the case due to the unavailability of Adv André Oosthuizen, reserved his judgment until Thursday.


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