IRB Disciplinary Hearing Results

(IRB.COM) Saturday 22 May 2010
 
 IRB Disciplinary Hearing Results
The IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy 2010 is being held in Moscow


Four players have received sanctions following disciplinary hearings after the second round of matches at the IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy 2010 in Russia.

Andrei Florescu (Romania)

Romania prop Andrei Florescu attended an IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy 2010 Disciplinary Hearing in Moscow on 24 May after being red-carded (sent off) for punching during his team's match against Italy in round two on 22 May.

Having considered all of the evidence, IRB Judicial Officer Tim Gresson (New Zealand) regarded it as a mid-range offence and reduced the suspension to four weeks, because of mitigating factors.

The player will serve his four-match suspension as follows: two matches in the IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy 2010 and two in the Romanian championship.

The player has 48 hours to appeal the decision.

Marian Drenceanu (Romania)

Romania second row Marian Drenceanu attended an IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy 2010 Disciplinary Hearing in Moscow on 24 May after being cited for punching during his team's match against Italy in round two on 22 May.

Having considered all of the evidence, IRB Judicial Officer Tim Gresson (New Zealand) regarded it as an upper-end range offence, which has a starting point of eight matches. Because of mitigating factors the suspension was reduced to five matches, two in the IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy 2010 and three in the Romanian championship.

The player has 48 hours to appeal the decision.

Ali Asan (Romania)

Romania forward Ali Asan attended an IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy 2010 Disciplinary Hearing in Moscow on 24 May after being cited for punching during his team's match against Italy in round two on 22 May.

Having considered all of the evidence, IRB Judicial Officer Tim Gresson (New Zealand) regarded it as a mid-range offence and because of mitigating factors suspended the player for three matches.

The player will serve his suspension as follows:- two matches in the IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy 2010 and one in the Romanian championship.

The player has 48 hours to appeal the decision.

Alexander Berzin (Russia)

Russia forward Alexander Berzin attended an IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy 2010 Disciplinary Hearing in Moscow on 24 May after being cited for a dangerous tackle, "twisting of player's leg in tackle" during his team's match against Canada in round two on 22 May.

Having considered all of the evidence, IRB Judicial Officer Tim Gresson (New Zealand) regarded it as a lower-end range offence and because of mitigating factors suspended the player for one match.

The player will not be considered for selection for Russia's next match in the IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy 2010.

The player has 48 hours to appeal the decision.