Launchbury, Cane, Fekitoa, Sánchez cited

Date published: November 20 2016

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A total of four players have been cited for alleged foul play following the weekend’s November Internationals:

Joe Launchbury, the England lock forward, for allegedly kicking an opponent in the 2nd minute of the second half of the match between England and Fiji at Twickenham (Law 10.4(c) )

Nicolás Sánchez, the Argentina fly-half, for allegedly striking an opponent in the 38th minute of the second half of the match between Scotland and Argentina at BT Murrayfield (Law 10.4 (a) )

Sam Cane, the New Zealand flanker, for allegedly tackling an opponent dangerously in the 11th minute of the first half of the match between Ireland and New Zealand at the Aviva Stadium (Law 10.4 (e) )

Malakai Fekitoa, the New Zealand centre, for allegedly tackling an opponent dangerously in the same match (Law 10.4 (e) )

Disciplinary hearings for the four players will be held in the next two days in front of independent disciplinary committees of three.

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