Cape Town - Griquas outside centre Jonathan Francke has been cited
following their Absa Currie Cup Premier Division match against the Cell C Sharks in Kimberley on
He was cited under law 10.4 (j)
for lifting a player from the ground and dropping or driving that player into
the ground whilst that player’s feet are still off the ground such that the
player’s head and /or upper body come into contact with the ground.
The incident, involving Sharks fullback SP Marais, took place
in the seventh minute of the first half. Following the incident Francke was
shown a red card by referee Craig Joubert.
The disciplinary hearing will take place at 15:00 on
Tuesday, August 12 in Bloemfontein. The Judicial Officer is advocate Pieter