New Zealand prop Angus Ta’avao will attend an independent disciplinary hearing after receiving a red card for an act of foul play contrary to Law 9.13 (a player must not tackle an opponent early, late or dangerously) in New Zealand’s test match against Ireland on 9 July.

The player will attend a hearing via video link before an independent Judicial Committee chaired by Wang Shao-Ing (Singapore), joined by former player Leon Lloyd (England) and former coach Frank Hadden (Scotland).

The hearing will take place on Tuesday, 12 July.

Click here to watch the video that explains how rugby’s disciplinary process works. Visit World Rugby’s dedicated disciplinary process education and information page here.

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