Currie Cup

Cheetahs prop cited for tackle

2013-10-14 12:30
Schalk van der Merwe (Gallo Images)
Bloemfontein - Free State Cheetahs prop Schalk van der Merwe will appear before a SARU judicial committee on Tuesday after receiving a red card for a dangerous tackle on Blue Bulls fullback Jurgen Visser in the team’s Currie Cup clash on Saturday.

VIDEO: Schalk van der Merwe tip tackle

The player received a red card in the 74th minute for lifting Visser in a tackle and failing to bring him back to the ground safely, therefore breaching Law 10.4 (j).

The hearing will take place at 15h00 in Cape Town.

Adv André Oosthuizen has been appointed the judicial officer.


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