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Hoeata, Dixon cited for foul play
August 19, 2013
Queensland's Quade Cooper (l) runs past Elliot Dixon of the Highlanders, Queensland Reds v Highlanders, Super Rugby, Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin, March  29, 2013
Elliot Dixon (right) faces a dangerous tackle charge © Getty Images
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Taranaki lock Jarrad Hoeata and Southland No.8 Elliot Dixon will face judicial hearings on charges of foul play following their first-round NPC matches.

Hoeata was cited for a dangerous tackle and for striking a player after an alleged swinging arm tackle during Taranaki's 30-6 loss to Canterbury in Christchurch on Friday.

Dixon faces a dangerous tackle charge against a Tasman opponent late in Southland's 25-15 loss at Invercargill on Saturday.

Both players, who are Highlanders Super Rugby forwards, will face the judiciary on Tuesday.

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