Disciplinary Update – Round 11

Adam Redmond
24 December 2018

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Disciplinary Update – Round 11

Fairbrother (Red Card)

A Disciplinary Panel will meet in Edinburgh on Thursday morning, December 27 to consider the red-card decision against Lloyd Fairbrother (No 3) of Dragons Rugby which occurred against Cardiff Blues on Friday, December 21, 2018.

The incident occurred in the 30th minute of the Guinness PRO14 Round 11 fixture at Cardiff Arms Park when referee Frank Murphy deemed the player to have committed an act of foul play against an opponent (No 3, Dillon Lewis).

The referee showed the player a red card under Law 9.20 – Dangerous Play in a ruck or maul. a. A player must not charge into a ruck or maul. Charging includes any contact made without binding onto another player in the ruck or maul.

The player will face a Disciplinary Panel via video conference, the Panel will comprise of Kathrine Mackie (Chair), Jennifer Rae and Robert Milligan (All Scotland).


Baloucoune (Citing Complaint)

A Disciplinary Panel will meet in Edinburgh on Thursday afternoon, December 27 to consider the Citing Complaint made against Robert Baloucoune (No 11) of Ulster Rugby for an alleged incident which occurred against Munster Rugby on Friday, December 21, 2018.

The complaint refers to an incident involving Munster No 14 (Darren Sweetnam) in the 1st minute of the Guinness PRO14 Round 11 fixture at Kingspan Stadium (Belfast).

The player has been reported by the Citing Commissioner in charge for alleged infringement of Law 9.11 – Players must not do anything that is reckless or dangerous to others.

The player will face a Disciplinary Panel via video conference, the Panel will comprise of Robert Milligan (Chair), Kathrine Mackie and Jennifer Rae (All Scotland).

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