21 Mar 2009

Bulls flanker suspended for spear tackle on Smith

6:30 pm on 21 March 2009

The Bulls flanker Deon Stegmann's been suspended for three Super 14 rugby matches after a judicial hearing in Wellington.

Stegmann accepted he was guilty of a dangerous tackle on Hurricanes midfielder Conrad Smith in last night's win.

The Hurricanes lock Jason Eaton's escaped any further sanction on a charge of stamping on Bulls lock Bakkies Botha.