Nico Lee of Toyota Cheetahs faced a Disciplinary Hearing today in Cardiff, Wales and has been banned for 13 weeks.
A Disciplinary Committee met to consider the citing against Lee (No 12) of Toyota Cheetahs which occurred against Connacht Rugby on Saturday, February 16, 2019.
Cheetahs centre Nico Lee banned for 13 weeks after he "cleared the contents of his nose onto the face of an opposing player" !!pic.twitter.com/mpxapcxfGz— Brynt (@JohnBrynt) February 20, 2019
The player was reported by the Citing Commissioner in charge for alleged infringement of Law 9.27 – A Player must not do anything that is against the spirit of good sportsmanship.
With regard to the offence, the Player accepted that he had cleared the contents of his nose onto the face of an opposing player thereby committing an act of foul play.