Nathan Hughes of Wasps appeared before an independent disciplinary panel this evening. He was cited by independent citing commissioner Andy Blyth following the match Wasps v Gloucester on Saturday 6 October 2018 for punching or striking Gloucester’s Lewis Ludlow contrary to Law 9.12.
The independent disciplinary panel comprised Gareth Graham with Matthew Weaver and Martyn Wood.
Independent panel chair Gareth Graham said: “The independent panel appointed to deal with this case will reconvene in not less than 7 days in order to deal with an issue that arose during the evening.
“No judgment will be issued by the panel in this period and the panel direct that the player, Wasps Rugby and the RFU are to make no further comment until the case has concluded.
“The player remains suspended until the conclusion of the matter.”
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