Disciplinary update: Facundo Gattas (Uruguay)

Uruguay hooker Facundo Gattas appealed against his three-week suspension for a dangerous tackle.

Uruguay hooker Facundo Gattas has appealed against the decision of the Judicial Committee following his red card arising from Uruguay’s Rugby World Cup 2019 match against Georgia which resulted in a three-week suspension for a dangerous tackle in breach of Law 9.13. 

The appeal will be heard on Friday, 4 October in Tokyo at 12:00 by an independent Appeal Committee chaired by Christopher Quinlan QC (Judicial Panel Chairman, England) with lawyer Pamela Woodman (Scotland) and former international referee Donal Courtney (Ireland).