04/12/2019 – RFU – Disciplinary update Jean-Luc Du Preez

Jean-Luc Du Preez of Sale Sharks had his disciplinary case heard on papers by an independent disciplinary panel.

Du Preez was shown a red card by referee Luke Pearce in the 39th  minute of the match between Worcester Warriors and Sale Sharks on Saturday 30 November 2019. He was dismissed for striking an opponent with the shoulder, contrary to World Rugby Law 9.12.

The player accepted the charge and was given a three week suspension by the panel comprising Ian Unsworth QC (chair), Guy Lovgreen and Rob Vickerman. He is free to play again on 23 December 2019.