12 Apr 2010

Hoeata in hot water for punching

7:28 am on 12 April 2010

Chiefs loose forward Jarrad Hoeata will appear before the SANZAR judiciary today after he was cited for allegedly punching Bulls lock Flip van der Merwe during their Super 14 rugby match at Waikato Stadium on Friday.

The Chiefs reserve will appear at a hearing this afternoon at the Rugby Union headquarters in Wellington.

And Cheetahs No.8 Kabamba Floors has been suspended for five weeks after being found guilty of performing a dangerous tackle on Brumbies fullback Julian Huxley on Saturday in Canberra.

Floors was cited for lifting Huxley and driving him into the ground.