Disciplinary Update – Schoeman

Adam Redmond
24 September 2018

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Disciplinary Update – Schoeman

A Disciplinary Panel will meet in Neath on Wednesday, September 26 to consider the red-card decision against Pierre Schoeman (No 17) of Edinburgh Rugby which occurred against Leinster Rugby on September 22, 2018.

The incident occurred in the 71st minute of the Guinness PRO14 Round 4 fixture at the RDS Arena (Dublin) when referee Dan Jones deemed the player to have committed an act of foul play against an opponent (No 20, Dan Leavy).

The referee showed the player a red card under Law 9.12 – A player must not physically or verbally abuse anyone. Physical abuse includes, but is not limited to, biting, punching, contact with the eye or eye area, striking with any part of the arm (including stiff-arm tackles), shoulder, head or knee(s), stamping, trampling, tripping or kicking.

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

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