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    James Lowe to face SANZAR hearing

    2015-05-02 15:23

    Cape Town - Wing James Lowe of the Chiefs is to appear before a SANZAR Duty Judicial Officer after receiving a third yellow card in the 2015 season during a Super Rugby match against the Rebels on Saturday.

    The Rebels picked up their first Super Rugby victory over the Chiefs in their history as they held on to win 16-15 in Melbourne.

    According to the SANZAR Judicial Rules:

    A Player who has received three yellow cards or three Citing Commissioner Warnings (or any combination thereof) arising from Matches in the same Super Rugby Competition shall be required to appear before the Duty Judicial Officer appointed for the Match during which he last offended. At the same time as notification of the details of his hearing pursuant to Rule 4.1, the Player shall be sent copies of the Match Officials' Reports in relation to each incident and be advised that the purpose of the hearing before the Duty Judicial Officer is to consider the circumstances in which each yellow card and/or Citing Commissioner Warning was imposed and determine whether any further penalty should be imposed on him by reason of his persistent foul play.

    The hearing is to be considered in the first instance by SANZAR Duty Judicial Officer Nicholas Davidson QC.

    All SANZAR disciplinary matters are in the first instance referred to a Duty Judicial Officer hearing to provide the option of expediting the judicial process.

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