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Savea was cited for an alleged lifting tackle on Chiefs replacement halfback Augustine Pulu in the 78th minute of the match in Mangatainoka, won by the defending champion Chiefs 25-21.
The 19-year-old will face a judicial hearing tomorrow morning and, if the citing is upheld and a sanction is imposed, any ban will begin with the Hurricanes' first match against the Blues in Wellington on Saturday.
The younger brother of All Blacks wing Julian, Savea was a standout for Wellington during last season's ITM Cup and earned a two-year contract with the Hurricanes.