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Disciplinary Hearing outcome | Dan Kelly

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Dan Kelly appeared before an online independent disciplinary panel on Tuesday night after the Leicester Tigers back was cited by independent citing commissioner Duncan Bell following the Gallagher Premiership win against Saracens on Saturday, October 2 at Mattioli Woods Welford Road.

Kelly was cited for striking with shoulder/arm contrary to World Rugby Law 9.12 and accepted the charge.

Kelly has been given a three match suspension by the same independent disciplinary panel. 

Final Sanction: Dan Kelly, Leicester Tigers

The independent disciplinary panel statement, issued by the Rugby Football Union, said: 

"The Player attended the hearing and he accepted conduct merited a red card. Having heard the Player and considered the seriousness of the offence together with mitigation the Player was suspended for 3 weeks.
"The Panel findings will be set out in their written judgment."