Lions' Tecklenburg set to hear fate
Cape Town - Lions flank Warwick Tecklenburg is set to hear
his fate after he was cited for alleged foul play during his side’s 34-15 Super
Rugby loss to the Highlanders in Dunedin last Saturday.
Tecklenburg is alleged to have contravened Law 10.4 (h) -
which states that a player must not charge into a ruck or maul.
Charging includes any contact made without use of the arms,
or without grasping a player.
Tecklenburg is alleged to have charged into a ruck and made
contact with the head of Highlanders No 7 Dan Pryor in the 74th minute of the
match at Forsyth Barr Stadium.
After reviewing the incident, SANZAAR Duty Judicial Officer
Adam Cassleden decided that Tecklenburg must appear before a judicial hearing.
The Judicial Officer for the hearing will be Robert
Steltzner and it will be held by video conference at 21:00 (SA time) on
In their next Super Rugby assignment, the Lions host the Cheetahs in Johannesburg on Saturday