Cooper cited for foul play
Cape Town - Reds flyhalf Quade Cooper has been cited for his dangerous tackle on Waratahs inside centre Berrick Barnes in their Super Rugby clash on Saturday.
Cooper is alleged to have contravened Law 10.4 (e) Dangerous Tackling when he tackled Barnes in the 63rd minute, making contact above the line of the shoulders of the opposing player.
Referee Steve Walsh issued a Yellow and White Card for the incident and upon further review of the match footage the Citing Commissioner deemed in his opinion the incident had met the Red Card threshold for foul play
The Citing is to be considered in the first instance by SANZAR Duty Judicial Officer Nicholas Davidson QC.