Francois Steyn found not guilty

    2013-04-29 11:25
    Cape Town - A SANZAR judicial hearing has found Sharks centre Francois Steyn not guilty after being cited for alleged foul play during their Super Rugby match against the Chiefs on Saturday.
    Steyn is alleged to have contravened Law 10.4 (h) 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.

    The incident occurred in the 78th minute when he made contact with Tim Nanai-Williams of the Chiefs at a breakdown during the match between the Chiefs and Sharks at Waikato Stadium in Hamilton.

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    Steyn will be available for selection for the Sharks in their second tour match against the Highlanders in Dunedin on Saturday. Kick-off is at 09:35 SA time.

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