Duty Judicial Officer: Nicholas Davidson QC
Player: Jean Deysel
Date of Incident: 4 April 2015
Nature of Offence: Law 10.4 (a) Punching or striking, A player must not strike an opponent with the fist or arm, including the elbow, shoulder, head or knee(s)
Elapsed time in match when offence occurred: 42nd minute (in the first half).
Jean Deysel of the Sharks received a red card for foul play during a Super Rugby match at the weekend.
Deysel is alleged to have contravened Law 10.4 (a) Punching or striking, in an incident that occurred in the 42nd minute of the match between the Sharks and Crusaders at Growthpoint KINGS PARK in Durban on 4 April 2015.
The case is to be considered in the first instance by SANZAR Duty Judicial Officer Nicholas Davidson QC.
All SANZAR disciplinary matters are in the first instance referred to a Duty Judicial Officer hearing to provide the option of expediting the judicial process.
For a matter to be dispensed with at this hearing, the person appearing must plead guilty and accept the penalty offered by the DJO.