Van Velze to face disciplinary hearing

Northampton number eight Gerrit-Jan van Velze has been cited for an alleged tip tackle on Exeter scrum-half Will Chudley.

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Northampton Saint's GJ Van Velze tackles Exeter Chiefs' Brett Sturgess (PA Photos)

The South African will appear before a Rugby Football Union disciplinary hearing in Coventry on Tuesday evening.

Van Velze was charged following a report by the independent citing officer Micky Ward.

The case will be heard by a three-man panel, chaired by John Brennan.

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