Jaguares forwards Creevy and Senatore cited

Date published: May 15 2016

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Jaguares forwards Agustín Creevy and Leonardo Senatore have both been cited following Saturday's loss to the Sharks.

Creevy is alleged to have contravened Law 10.4 (e) Dangerous tackling when he tackled the Sharks number seven, Jean Deysel. As a result of the tackle Deysel was stretchered from the field. 

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 citing is to be considered in the first instance by SANZAAR Duty Judicial Officer Robert Stelzner SC.

Senatore is alleged to have contravened Law 10.4 (m) Acts contrary to good sportsmanship – Biting, during the match at Vélez Sarsfield in Buenos Aires on May 14.

It is alleged that Senatore bit the arm of Sharks number six, Keegan Daniel, during a ruck in the 69th 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 citing is to also be considered in the first instance by SANZAAR Duty Judicial Officer Robert Stelzner SC.

All SANZAAR disciplinary matters are in the first instance referred to a Duty Judicial Officer hearing 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 DJO.

Photo credit: UAR/Gaspafotos/Juan e Ignacio Gasparini

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