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Disciplinary Update: Evans

Adam Redmond

27 Dec 2017

Steffan Evans (Scarlets)

A Disciplinary Panel will meet in Dublin on Thursday, December 28 to consider the red-card decision against Steffan Evans (No 11) of Scarlets against Ospreys Rugby on December 26, 2017.

The incident occurred in the 36th minute of the Guinness PRO14 Round 11 fixture at Parc Y Scarlets when referee Ian Davies deemed the player to have committed an act of foul play against an opponent (No 14, Ben John).

The referee showed the player a red card under Law 10.4 (i) – Tackling the jumper in the air. A player must not tackle nor tap, push or pull the foot or feet of an opponent jumping for the ball in a lineout or in open play.

The player will face a Disciplinary Panel via video conference, the Panel will comprise of Tommy Dalton (Chair), George Spotswood & Donal Courtney (all Ireland).