Highlanders bad boy cited for kung-fu kick
Cape Town - Highlanders wing Tevita Nabura will appear before a SANZAAR Foul Play
Review Committee after receiving a red card for kicking an opponent in their Super Rugby clash against the Waratahs in Sydney on Saturday.
Nabura is alleged to have contravened Law 9.12: Kicking when he made contact
with opposite wing Cam Clark at the
The incident took place in the 18th minute and contributed to the Waratahs thrashing their visitors 41-12 - the first Australian victory over their New Zealand counterparts after a staggering 40 consecutive defeats.
The case is to be considered on Sunday, May 20 at 09:00 SA time 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.