RFU Disciplinary hearing verdict: George Smith
George Smith of Bristol Bears appeared before an independent disciplinary panel this evening.
He was shown a red card by referee Andrew Jackson in the 47th minute of the match Saracens v Bristol Bears on Saturday 8 September 2018.
🔴 Was this hit from George Smith worthy of a red card? pic.twitter.com/WH9QyfpPn7
— RUGBYcomau (@rugbycomau) September 11, 2018
This was for an adjudged dangerous tackle on Saracens’ Jackson Wray contrary to law 9.13.
Smith contested the charge and it was dismissed by the panel comprising Gareth Graham (chair), with Jamie Corsi and Olly Kohn.
Smith is free to play again immediately.