Super Rugby citings and bans

    2015-02-24 10:30

    Cape Town - The first two rounds of Super Rugby 2015 have seen SIX citations, four of them for very similar offences, but the punishments have been far from consistent...

    Round 1

    Rebels scrumhalf Nic Stirzaker was yellow-carded for stamping on Richie McCaw against the Crusaders

    Ban: One week ban

    Rebels No 8 Scott Higginbotham was also cited for stamping on McCaw

    Ban: No ban (deemed accidental)

    Reds lock James Horwill after receiving two yellow cards - and subsequent red - for repeated infringements

    Ban: No ban (good disciplinary record)

    Round 2

    Blues lock Hayden Triggs cited after red card for punching Stormers skipper Duane Vermeulen in the face

    Ban: One week ban

    Highlanders prop Kane Hames cited for punch on Crusaders' lock Dominic Bird

    Ban: Five week ban

    Crusaders prop Owen Franks cited for "striking or punching" a Highlanders opponent.

    Ban: Two week ban

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