Disciplinary Update: Arnold

Adam Redmond
02 January 2018

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Sammy Arnold (Munster Rugby)

Disciplinary Update – Arnold

A Disciplinary Panel will meet in Neath on Wednesday, January 3 to consider the red-card decision against Sammy Arnold (No 12) of Munster Rugby against Ulster Rugby on January 1, 2018.

The incident occurred in the 58th minute of the Guinness PRO14 Round 12 fixture at Kingspan Stadium when referee Sean Gallagher deemed the player to have committed an act of foul play against an opponent (No 10, Christian Lealiifano).

The referee showed the player a red card under Law 10.4 (e) – Dangerous Tackling. A player must not tackle an opponent early, late or dangerously.

The player will face a Disciplinary Panel via video conference, the Panel will comprise of Roger Morris (Chair), Nigel Williams and Owain Rhys James (all Wales).

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