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Mohoje issued warning for dangerous tackling




Springbok flanker Teboho Mohoje has been issued with a Citing Commissioner Warning for a dangerous high tackle in South Africa’s 26-24 loss to Argentina in Salta.

Mohoje contravened Law 10.4(e) Dangerous tackling around an opponents neck.

The incident occurred in the 49th minute of The Rugby Championship match between Argentina and South Africa played at Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena, Salta on Saturday 27 August, 2016.

A Citing Commissioner Warning may be issued by the SANZAAR Citing Commissioner for foul play incidents that are very close to, but in his opinion do not meet the Red Card threshold for citings.

In this case the referee for the match did not act upon the incident. Upon further review of the match footage the Citing Commissioner deemed a Citing Commissioner Warning was appropriate.

Player: Teboho Mohoje
Team: South Africa
Position: Flanker
Date of Incident: 27 August 2016
Nature of Offence: Law 10.4(e) Dangerous Tackling around an opponents neck.
Elapsed time in match when offence occurred: 49:10

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