Reds lock cited for striking opponent
Cape Town - Reds lock James Horwill will have to appear before a SANZAR judicial hearing after being red-carded for striking Paul Alo-Emile in a Super Rugby match on Saturday.
According to the statement from SANZAR: 'Horwill is alleged to have contravened Law 10.4 (a) Punching or striking, in an incident that occurred in the 21st minute."
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The case will be heard by SANZAR Duty Judicial Officer (DJO) Nicholas Davidson QC.
The statement adds that: "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.
"For a matter to be dispensed with at this hearing, the person appearing must plead guilty and accept the penalty offered by the DJO."