McFadden cited for dangerous tackle

Date published: April 18 2016

Leinster winger Fergus McFadden has been cited for a dangerous tackle on Edinburgh's Damien Hoyland over the weekend.

Footage of the incident has been widely circulated after it took place late in the second half on Saturday.

From the same contest, Philip Burleigh, the Edinburgh centre, has been cited for alleged contact with the eye area of an opponent in the 13th minute of the first half.

Elsewhere in the PRO12, Alberto de Marchi, the Treviso loosehead prop, has been cited by an independent Citing Commissioner for an alleged late and dangerous "lifting” tackle in the second half.