Super Rugby
Thrush cited for dangerous tackle
ESPNscrum Staff
May 14, 2011
Hurricanes' Jeremy Thrush is held up by defenders, Sharks v Hurricanes, Super Rugby, Kings Park Stadium, Durban, South Africa, April 23, 2011
Jeremy Thrush in action for the Hurricanes against the Sharks © Getty Images
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Hurricanes second-row Jeremy Thrush has been cited for a late and dangerous tackle during the Super Rugby match against the Highlanders in Invercargill on Friday.

Thrush is accused of taking out a player without the ball and dangerous charging for his challenge on Highlanders replacement hooker Jason Rutledge during the Hurricanes' 13-6 defeat to their rivals.

The lock will appear before a SANZAR judicial hearing on Tuesday at the New Zealand Rugby Union offices in Wellington.

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