England & Saracens Star Receives Two Citing Complaints From Glasgow Game

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EPCR has received two citing complaints against Saracens centre Alex Lozowski, arising from his club’s Heineken Champions Cup, Round 1 match against Glasgow Warriors at Scotstoun on Sunday.

Regarding the first complaint, the England international is alleged to have committed an act of foul play by entering a ruck dangerously in the 15th minute of the match in contravention of Law 9.20.

The second complaint concerns an alleged dangerous tackle by Lozowski on the Glasgow Warriors fullback, Ruaridh Jackson, in the 33rd minute of the match in contravention of Law 9.13.

David Martin (Ireland), Chair, Roger Morris (Wales) and Val Toma (Romania) have been appointed as the independent Disciplinary Committee for the hearing which will take place in London this evening (Tuesday, 16 October).

The complaints were made by the match Citing Commissioner, Tim Lowry (Ireland).

Law 9.20 Dangerous play in a ruck or maul (without binding onto another player)
Under World Rugby’s Sanctions for Foul Play, Law 9.20 carries the following sanction entry points – Low End: 2 weeks; Mid-range: 6 weeks; Top end: 10 to 52 weeks.

Law 9.13 Dangerous tackling
Under World Rugby’s Sanctions for Foul Play, Law 9.13 carries the following sanction entry points – Low End: 2 weeks; Mid-range: 6 weeks; Top end: 10 to 52 weeks.

Meanwhile Toulouse back-rower Jerome Kaino has also been cited for a controversial hit on Bath centre Jamie Roberts on Saturday.

 

 

Kaino is alleged to have struck the Bath Rugby centre, Jamie Roberts, with his shoulder in the 39th minute of the match in contravention of Law 9.12. Kaino was shown a yellow card by referee, Andrew Brace (Ireland), following the incident.

Sam Hillas (England), Chair, Marcello d’Orey (Portugal) and Tony Wheat (England) have been appointed as the independent Disciplinary Committee for the hearing which will take place in Paris tomorrow (Wednesday, 17 October).

The complaint was made by the match Citing Commissioner, Eugene Ryan (Ireland).

Law 9.12 Striking with the shoulder
Under World Rugby’s Sanctions for Foul Play, Law 9.12 carries the following sanction entry points – Low End: 2 weeks; Mid-range: 6 weeks; Top end: 10 to 52 weeks.