Samoa's testicle grabber cited

2013-06-23 22:38
James So'oialo (AFP)

Pretoria - Samoa fullback, James So’oialo, has been cited for an incident involving South African hooker, Adriaan Strauss, in the Incoming Series final at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.

So’oialo was cited under Law 10.4(m), committing an act contrary to good sportsmanship. He is alleged to have grabbed the testicles of Strauss.

The incident, which occurred in the 12th minute of the second half was referred to judicial officer, Jeff Blackett, by citing commissioner, Peter Larter, both of the Rugby Football Union.

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So’oialo will appear at a judicial hearing at the Southern Sun Montecasino Hotel in Johannesburg on Sunday morning.

Meanwhile, Samoan wing, Alesana Tuilagi, will appear before a disciplinary hearing following his sending off in the same match for a dangerous tackle on Springbok centre, Jean de Villiers. That hearing is scheduled to take place at the same venue later on Sunday.

South Africa won the match 56-23.


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