21 Sep 2015

Sport: Fiji flanker to front World Cup judiciary

10:10 am on 21 September 2015

Dominiko Waqaniburotu will front the judiciary tonight after being cited for a dangerous tackle in Fiji's Rugby World Cup defeat by England.

The 29-year-old flanker was penalised for lifting England winger Jonny May above the horizontal and lowering him to the ground, but was did not receive a card from the referee.

Waqaniburotu will appear before an independent judicial officer at Clifford Chance in London and the case will be heard by independent judicial officer, Professor Lorne Crerar of Scotland.

Fiji's next pool match is against Australia on Thursday.

Fiji flanker Dominiko Waqaniburotu.

Fiji flanker Dominiko Waqaniburotu. Photo: AFP