Healy cited for knee strike

Date published: December 15 2015

EPCR has received a citing complaint against the Leinster prop Cian Healy following the Champions Cup Round 3 match against Toulon at Stade Félix Mayol on Sunday.

Healy is alleged to have struck the Toulon hooker Guilhem Guirado with his knee in the 26th minute of the match in contravention of Law 10.4 (a).

The complaint was made by the match Citing Commissioner, John Byett (England).

Roger Morris (Wales) has been appointed as the independent Judicial Officer for the disciplinary hearing which will take place in Paris on Thursday.

Law 10.4 (a) Striking with the knee

Under World Rugby's Sanctions for Foul Play, Law 10.4 (a), Striking an opponent with the knee, carries the following sanction entry points – Low End: 3 weeks; Mid-Range: 8 weeks; Top End: 12 to 52 weeks