Lions’ Sinckler cited for biting South Africa participant


British & Irish Lions prop Kyle Sinckler has been cited for an alleged biting incident within the second take a look at defeat to South Africa on Saturday, on the identical day full-back Stuart Hogg denied he had been concerned in an identical incident.

“British and Irish Lions participant Kyle Sinckler will attend an unbiased disciplinary listening to after he was cited by Scott Nowland (Australia) for an act of foul play opposite to Regulation 9.12 [biting] through the sixty fourth minute of the second take a look at in opposition to South Africa in Cape City on 31 July, 2021,” an announcement from World Rugby stated on Sunday.

Sinckler will attend a listening to by way of video convention on Tuesday. If discovered responsible, the England front-row ahead may face a sanction of something between three months and two years on the sidelines.

The Lions earlier launched an announcement wherein Hogg denied he had bitten the arm of Springbok full-back Willie le Roux after photos emerged on social media.

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