Scotland Hooker Cited For Dangerous Tackle

Scotland hooker Fraser Brown could face a suspension after being cited for his dangerous tackle on Elliot Daly in Saturday’s Six Nations clash with England.

Glasgow front-rower Brown was sin-binned for his late challenge on England wingr Daly in Scotland’s 61-21 loss, but now faces a disciplinary hearing on Tuesday to review the incident.

Brown could now miss Scotland’s closing Six Nations clash against Italy in Edinburgh on Saturday, if handed a ban.

“Fraser Brown, the Scotland hooker, has been cited by the independent citing commissioner at Saturday’s RBS 6 Nations match between England and Scotland at Twickenham,” read a Six Nations statement.
“The cited offence, dangerous tackling, took place in the second minute of the match in which the cited player was yellow carded.
“The disciplinary hearing, before an independent Six Nations Disciplinary Committee of three, is scheduled for London on Tuesday, March 14.

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