Disciplinary Update

The two players who were red-carded in the 6 Nations under 20s match between Scotland and Wales at Bridgehaugh, Stirling on Friday 11 February were today both cleared of striking an opponent contrary to Law 10.4 (a).

In the case of the Scotland player, Glenn Bryce, the independent Six Nations disciplinary committee, chaired by Jeremy Summers (England) and also comprising George Spotswood (Ireland) and Achille Reali (Italy), held that the evidence revealed that the player had been incorrectly identified by the match officials.

The two players who were red-carded in the 6 Nations under 20s match between Scotland and Wales at Bridgehaugh, Stirling on Friday 11 February were today both cleared of striking an opponent contrary to Law 10.4 (a).

In the case of the Scotland player, Glenn Bryce, the independent Six Nations disciplinary committee, chaired by Jeremy Summers (England) and also comprising George Spotswood (Ireland) and Achille Reali (Italy), held that the evidence revealed that the player had been incorrectly identified by the match officials.

In the case of the Wales player, Luke Hamilton, the committee was not satisfied that the act of foul play, as alleged, had taken place.

Both players are free to resume playing immediately.

Disciplinary Hearings

All hearings, as a result of red cards issued or citings, will be conducted before an independent three-man Six Nations Disciplinary Committee chosen from the Six Nations Disciplinary Panel, generally on the Tuesday or Wednesday following the weekend to allow for any appeals to be heard before the next round of matches.