Cheetahs flank in hot water for stiff arm tackle
Cape Town - Paul Schoeman has been cited for foul play during the Cheetahs Super Rugby match against the Reds on Saturday.
Schoeman is alleged to have contravened 10.4 (e) Dangerous tackling of an
Opponent including the action known as the “stiff arm" tackle.
Upon review of the match footage, the Citing Commissioner deemed in his opinion
the incident had met the red card threshold for foul play.
The citing is to be considered in the first instance by SANZAAR Duty Judicial
Officer Nigel Hampton QC.
All SANZAAR disciplinary matters are in the first instance referred to a Duty
Judicial Officer hearing to provide the option of expediting the judicial
For a matter to be dispensed with at this hearing, the person appearing must
plead guilty and accept the penalty offered by the DJO.