Portugal’s Vincent Pinto will appear before an independent Judicial Committee in Paris having received a red card, following a review by the Foul Play Review Official, in Portugal’s Rugby World Cup 2023 Pool C match against Wales in Nice on Saturday, 16 September for an offence contrary to Law 9.11 (players must not do anything reckless to others). 

At the player’s request, the hearing will take place on Tuesday, 19 September. 

The independent Disciplinary Committee that will hear the matter will be chaired by Jean-Noël Couraud (France), joined by former coach Frank Hadden (Scotland) and former player Leon Lloyd (England).

Visit World Rugby’s dedicated disciplinary process education and information page, which includes a video on how rugby’s disciplinary process works.