Rugby World Cup 2011

Armitage one of three cited

2011-10-02 09:53
Delon Armitage

Auckland - England winger Delon Armitage is one of three players who'll face Rugby World Cup disciplinary hearings in Auckland after being cited in the last round of pool matches.

Armitage was charged for a dangerous high tackle on Scotland fullback Chris Paterson late in the second half of England's comeback 16-12 win at Eden Park on Saturday night.

Bruce Squire will hear his case at 1 p.m. local time on Monday.

A player from each team was cited from Tonga's upset 19-14 win over France in Wellington.

Sukanaialu Hufanga was charged for a dangerous tip tackle on French winger Vincent Clerc and will be face a hearing with Christopher Quinlan in Auckland on Sunday night.

Quinlan will hear the case involving a similar charge against France's Fabrice Estebanez on Monday afternoon.


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