Saracens duo in hot water over Parling team-tackle

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 20:26
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NEWS: Richard Barrington and Brad Barritt of Saracens will appear before a Rugby Football Union disciplinary panel in London on Tuesday.

Barrington was sent off by referee Ian Tempest in the weekend's Premiership match between Saracens and Exeter Chiefs - for making contact with the head of Geoff Parling of Exeter Chiefs.

Parling left the field with concussion, just 10 minutes into the match.

Barrington has been charged with dangerous charging, contrary to law 10.4(g), for the incident which occurred in the first half of the match.

In the same incident, Brad Barritt allegedly tackled Geoff Parling dangerously, making contact with his head and was subsequently cited by the citing commissioner charged with dangerous tackling, contrary to law 10.4(e).

Both players will appear before a three-person RFU Disciplinary panel chaired by Jeremy Summers on Tuesday.

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