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Chiefs prop Ben Tameifuna cited for foul play

Ben Tameifuna has been cited for a dangerous tackle

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Article Published: Saturday 4 August 2012|

Chiefs Super Rugby winning prop Ben Tameifuna has been cited for a dangerous tackle in his team's Super Rugby Grand final victory over the Sharks in Hamilton.

Tameifuna has been cited for alleged foul play early in the second half of the Super Rugby final match on Saturday

Tameifuna is alleged to have contravened Law 10.4 (e) Dangerous Tackling, when he tackled Ryan Kankowski of the Sharks, making contact with him above the line of the shoulders.

The incident occurred in the 47th minute of the match between the Chiefs and Sharks at Waikato Stadium in Hamilton on Saturday 4th August 2012.

Upon further review of the match footage the Citing Commissioner deemed in his opinion the incident had met the Red Card threshold for foul play.

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