South African Michael Rhodes has been with Saracens since 2015

Saracens flanker Michael Rhodes will face an independent disciplinary hearing after being cited for dangerous play in Friday’s 18-9 defeat at Bath.

Rhodes is charged with ‘making contact with the head of Levi Douglas of Bath in a ruck contrary to Law 9.20(a) – dangerous play in a ruck or maul’.

The incident occurred in the first half of the match between Bath and the defending Premiership champions.

The 31-year-old’s hearing will take place in London on Tuesday.


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