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Quins' Adam Morries to face RFU hearing over Thompstone tackle

Harlequins' Aaron Morris will face a disciplinary hearing charged with tackling Leicester's Adam Thompstone in the air.

Full-back Morris clashed with Leicester wing Thompstone as the Tigers prevailed 27-18 at The Stoop on Friday night.

Now Morris will appear before a Rugby Football Union (RFU) disciplinary panel on Wednesday evening.

"Aaron Morris of Harlequins RFC will appear before an RFU Disciplinary panel charged with tackling the jumper in the air," read an RFU statement.

"The full-back tackled Adam Thompstone of Leicester Tigers in the air during the second half of the Aviva Premiership match on Friday 24 February and was subsequently cited by the citing commissioner.

"Morris will appear before a three-person RFU Disciplinary panel chaired by Philip Evans QC in London on Wednesday, March 1."


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