RUGBY UNION: London Welsh hooker charged with punching

First published in Sport The Oxford Times: Photograph of the Author by , Sports reporter specialising in Rugby, Cricket and Athletics. Call me on 01865 425456

LONDON Welsh hooker Neil Briggs has been charged with punching or striking an opponent during Sunday’s Aviva Premiership defeat to Harlequins at Oxford’s Kassam Stadium.

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Briggs faces a hearing tonight for the alleged punching or striking, contrary to law 10.4(a), on Harlequins player Sam Smith following a report from the independent citing officer John Byett.

The case will be heard at the offices of Russell Jones and Walker Solicitors starting at 5.45pm by a panel of Jeremy Summers (chair), Dr Julian Morris and Philip Evans.

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