Rugby: Highlanders' Aaron Smith to face judicial hearing

Highlanders halfback Aaron Smith has been cited for a tip tackle on Blues halfback Toby Morland during their Super rugby match at Dunedin last night.

Smith received a yellow card for the incident in the 76th minute of the match and will face a judicial hearing in Wellington on Monday charged with performing a dangerous tackle.

The hearing will be chaired by Sanzar judicial officer, Nigel Hampton QC.




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