Weeks cited for punching Jannie

    2015-05-30 09:19

    Cape Town - Rebels prop Laurie Weeks was red carded for foul play during the Super Rugby match against the Sharks in Durban on Friday.

    Weeks is alleged to have contravened Law 10.4 (a) Punching or striking, in an incident that occurred in the 29th minute of the match at Kings Park.

    The case is to be considered in the first instance by SANZAR Duty Judicial Officer Adam Casselden. 

    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.

    Due to travel arrangements, the DJO hearing will not be conducted until Monday.

    The Sharks won the match 25-21 and the player on the receiving end of Weeks' anger, Sharks prop Jannie du Plessis, was yellow carded in the same incident for starting the fracas, after he slapped Weeks on the back of the head.

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