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Disciplinary hearing

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Leicester Tigers wing Alesana Tuilagi and Tom Wood, of Northampton Saints, will appear before an RFU Disciplinary Panel on Tuesday, December 6.

Tuilagi and Wood appear following their dismissals for striking contrary to Law 10(4)(a) during the Aviva Premiership Rugby match at Welford Road on Saturday between Tigers and Saints.

The panel will comprise His Honour Judge Jeff Blackett (chair), Jeremy Summers and Christopher Quinlan QC in the Offices of the Judge Advocate General in the Royal Courts of Justice, London.

Chris Ashton, of Northampton, will also appear before the panel on Tuesday for an act contrary to good sportsmanship (Law 10(4)(m). The charge follows a report from the citing officer Mike Rafter.