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    Force wing cited for foul play

    2017-07-09 09:06

    Cape Town - Chance Peni of the Force has been cited for alleged foul play during a Super Rugby match at the weekend.

    Peni is alleged to have contravened Law 10.4 (a) A player must not strike an opponent during the match between the Force and Rebels at NIB Stadium in Perth on 7 July 2017.

    The referee for the match, Will Houston, issued a Yellow Card for the incident which occurred in the 5th minute.

    Upon further review of the match footage, the Citing Commissioner deemed in his opinion the incident had met the Red Card threshold for foul play.

    The Case is to be considered in the first instance by the SANZAAR Foul Play Review Committee which will take place on Sunday, July 9 via video-conference.

    All SANZAAR disciplinary matters are in the first instance referred to the Foul Play Review Committee 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 Foul Play Review Committee.

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