Horne cited for Lions tip tackle
Cape Town - Waratahs wing Rob Horne has been cited for alleged foul play during a Super Rugby match at the weekend.
Horne is alleged to have contravened 10.4 (j) Lifting Tackle, in an incident
which occurred in the 27th minute of the Super Rugby match between the Lions
and Waratahs at Emirates Airlines Park in Johannesburg on Saturday.
The referee for the match, Jaco Peyper, issued a yellow card for the incident.
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 Adam Casselden.
All SANZAR disciplinary matters are in the first instance referred to a Duty
Judicial Officer hearing to provide the option of expediting the judicial
For a matter to be dispensed with at this hearing, the person appearing must
plead guilty and accept the penalty offered by the DJO.