July tests disciplinary update: Tudor Butnariu (Romania)

Romania hooker Tudor Butnariu will attend an independent disciplinary hearing after receiving a red card for an act of foul play contrary to Law 9.13 (dangerous tackle) in Romania’s test match against Uruguay on 10 July.

The player will attend a hearing via video link before an independent Judicial Committee chaired by Jennifer Donovan (Ireland), joined by former international referee Juan Pablo Spirandelli (Argentina) and a third member (to be determined).

The hearing will take place on Wednesday, 13 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.

World Rugby is managing the communications for test matches in the July test window. Please contact media@world.rugby for further information.