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Pumas to face the music on Wednesday

27th August 2013 08:01

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Leonardo Senatore

Has a case to answer to: Leonardo Senatore

Leonardo Senatore and Pablo Matera will face SANZAR discplinary hearings on Wednesday to answer to charges of foul play during their Rugby Championship clash with the Springboks.

Senatore is alleged to have bitten the arm of South African lock Eben Etzebeth, contravening Law 10.4 (m): Acts contrary to good sportsmanship.

Matera meanwhile has alleged to have made contact with the eyes of flanker Francois Louw, which also contravenes Law 10.4 (m).

SANZAR Duty Judicial Officer Adam Casselden considered both cases and has decided that the duo have cases to answer to.

As such the players will face separate hearings on Wednesday via video conference.

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