BREAKING NEWS
Magnitude 7.3 earthquake in Vanuatu ... Read more
Close

Timani faces hearing over striking charge

Last updated 11:14 27/11/2012

Relevant offers

International

Former South Sydney Rabbitohs NRL star Ben Te'o firming for England rugby berth under Eddie Jones 'Lions need Kiwi coaches to beat the All Blacks': Sam Warburton England coach Eddie Jones' tantrums may not work: Owen Finegan Harlequins' Joe Marler banned for two weeks for foul play Australia coach Michael Cheika hits back at 'disappointing' criticism of Wallabies No.7 Michael Hooper Racing 92 prop suspended after choosing Las Vegas over Champions Cup semifinal England duo Joe Marler and Owen Farrell cited for foul play South Africa rugby, cricket banned from hosting tournaments Dan Carter relishing clash with England's Owen Farrell after leading Racing 92 into European club final Dan Carter steers Racing 92 into Champions Cup final

Wallabies second-rower Sitaleki Timani will face a disciplinary hearing in Bristol on Wednesday over a striking charge which threatens to end his European tour.

Timani is in danger of missing the final game of the Wallabies' tour against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday over the incident.

The 26-year-old appeared to elbow an Italian player in the head during a scuffle in the 13th minute of last Saturday's 22-19 win over Italy.

If Timani is suspended Dave Dennis could start in the second row or Kane Douglas if he has recovered from a knee injury.

Ad Feedback

- AAP

Special offers
Opinion poll

Who was the better Springboks lock?

Bakkies Botha

Victor Matfield

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content