Youngs cited for punch

Date published: January 27 2016

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Tom Youngs (Leicester Tigers)

EPCR has received a citing complaint against the Leicester Tigers hooker, Tom Youngs (No 2), following the European Rugby Champions Cup Round 6 match against Stade Francais Paris at Stade Jean Bouin on Sunday, 24 January 2016.

Youngs is alleged to have punched the Stade Francais Paris prop, Rabah Slimani (No 3), in the 52nd minute of the match in contravention of Law 10.4 (a). Youngs was shown a yellow card for the incident by match referee, George Clancy (Ireland).

The complaint was made by the match Citing Commissioner, Peter Ferguson (Ireland).

Roger Morris (Wales) has been appointed as the independent Judicial Officer for the Disciplinary Hearing which will take place by video conference tomorrow (Wednesday, 27 January 2016).

Law 10.4 (a) Striking another player with a hand, arm or fist

Under World Rugby's Sanctions for Foul Play, Law 10.4 (a), Striking with a hand, arm or fist, carries the following sanction entry points – Low End: 2 weeks; Mid Range: 5 weeks; Top End: 8 to 52 weeks.

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Laurent Sempéré (Stade Francais Paris)

EPCR has received a citing complaint against the Stade Francais Paris hooker, Laurent Sempéré (No 2), following the European Rugby Champions Cup Round 6 match against Leicester Tigers at Stade Jean Bouin on Sunday, 24 January 2016.

Sempéré is alleged to have made contact with the eye(s) and/or eye area of the Leicester Tigers prop, Marcos Ayerza (No 1), in the 34th minute of the match in contravention of Law 10.4 (m).

The complaint was by the match Citing Commissioner, Peter Ferguson (Ireland).

Pat Barriscale (Ireland) has been appointed as the independent Judicial Officer for the Disciplinary Hearing which will take place in London tomorrow (Wednesday, 27 January 2016).
 
Law 10.4 (m) Contact with the eye(s) and/or eye area

Under World Rugby's Sanctions for Foul Play, Law 10.4 (m), Contact with the eye(s) and/or eye area carries the following sanction entry points – Low End: 12 weeks; Mid-Range: 18 weeks; Top End: 24 to 208 weeks.

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Paul Gabrillagues (Stade Francais Paris)

EPCR has received a citing complaint against the Stade Francais Paris second row, Paul Gabrillagues (No 5), following the European Rugby Champions Cup Round 6 match against Leicester Tigers at Stade Jean Bouin on Sunday, 24 January 2016.

Gabrillagues is alleged to have made contact with the eye(s) and/or eye area of the Leicester Tigers prop, Dan Cole (No 3), in the 48th minute of the match in contravention of Law 10.4 (m).

The complaint was by the match Citing Commissioner, Peter Ferguson (Ireland).

Pat Barriscale (Ireland) has been appointed as the independent Judicial Officer for the Disciplinary Hearing which will take place in London tomorrow (Wednesday, 27 January 2016).
 
Law 10.4 (m) Contact with the eye(s) and/or eye area

Under World Rugby's Sanctions for Foul Play, Law 10.4 (m), Contact with the eye(s) and/or eye area carries the following sanction entry points – Low End: 12 weeks; Mid-Range: 18 weeks; Top End: 24 to 208 weeks.
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Maselino Paulino (Scarlets)

EPCR has received a citing complaint against the Scarlets second row, Maselino Paulino (No 5), following the European Rugby Champions Cup Round 6 match against Northampton Saints at Parc y Scarlets on Saturday, 23 January 2016.

Paulino is alleged to have struck the Northampton Saints second row, Courtney Lawes (No 4), in the 49th minute of the match in contravention of Law 10.4 (a). Paulino was shown a yellow card for the incident by match referee, Pascal Gauzere (France).

The complaint was made by the match Citing Commissioner, Yves Thieffine (France).

Jeremy Summers (England) has been appointed as the independent Judicial Officer for the Disciplinary Hearing in London tomorrow (Wednesday, 27 January 2016).

Law 10.4 (a) Striking another player with a hand, arm or fist

Under World Rugby's Sanctions for Foul Play, Law 10.4 (a), Striking with a hand, arm or fist, carries the following sanction entry points – Low End: 2 weeks; Mid Range: 5 weeks; Top End: 8 to 52 weeks.

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