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Williams cited after Racing defeat

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European Cup organisers EPCR has received a citing complaint against Leicester Tigers flanker Mike Williams following the Champions Cup match against Racing 92 at Stade Yves-du-Manoir on Saturday.

Williams is alleged to have charged into a ruck and to have made contact with the head/face area of the Racing centre Henry Chavancy, in contravention of Law 10.4 (h).

The complaint was made by the citing commissioner Stefano Marrama.

Roger Morris (Wales, chairman), Jennifer Donovan (Ireland) and Tommy Dalton (Ireland) have been appointed as the independent disciplinary committee for the hearing which will take place on Wednesday (October 18) in London.

Under World Rugby's sanctions for foul play, Law 10.4(h), charging into a ruck, carries the following sanction entry points: Low end two weeks, mid-range six weeks and top end 10-52 weeks.