Griquas outside centre Jonathan Francke has been cited following the Currie Cup Premier Division match between the GWK Griquas and Sharks in Kimberley on Saturday.
He was cited under law 10 .4 (j) for lifting a player from the ground and dropping or driving that player into the ground whilst that player’s feet are still off the ground such that the player’s head and /or upper body come into contact with the ground.
The incident, involving Sharks player SP Marais, took place in the seventh minute of the first half.
Following the incident Francke was shown a red card by referee Craig Joubert.
The disciplinary hearing will take place at 15h00 on Tuesday, 12 August in Bloemfontein.
The Judicial Officer is advocate Pieter Fischer.