Du Preez in the clear

23rd Jan 2014, 17:36

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Cleared: Cornell du Preez

Cleared: Cornell du Preez

Edinburgh back-row forward Cornell du Preez has escaped further punishment after being accused of striking Munster's Paul O'Connell.

Edinburgh back-row Cornell du Preez has escaped further sanction after being accused of striking Munster second-row Paul O'Connell.

An independent disciplinary panel in Dublin decided that the yellow card issued by English referee Wayne Barnes during the game against Munster on Sunday was sufficient punishment.

The complaint was made by Frenchman Yves Thieffine, the match citing commissioner.