England centre Alex Lozowski is facing two charges of foul play from Saracens Heineken Champions Cup game at Glasgow.


He’s alleged to have entered a ruck dangerously in the 15th minute and has also been cited for a dangerous tackle on Glasgow Warriors full back, Ruaridh Jackson, in the 33rd minute.

Both offences carry a minimum two-week ban if he’s found guilty. Should the 25-year-old be sanctioned for both it would mean he’d face an absence of least four weeks, which would rule him out of the start of England’s November international. They face South Africa on November 3rd, followed by New Zealand, Japan and Australia.

Lozowski’s hearing will take place in London later on Tuesday.

The 13-3 win over the Warriors at Scotstoun was marred by several flashpoints, with Maro Itoje criticised for mocking the non-award of a try.

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Meanwhile, former All Black Jerome Kaino could also face a ban for his tackle on Welsh centre Jamie Roberts in Toulouse’s 22-20 win over Bath.


Kaino hit Roberts with his shoulder in the 39th minute and shown a yellow card by referee, Andrew Brace (Ireland), following the incident.

The minimum punishment is two weeks, with a mid-range offence being six weeks. His hearing will take place on Wednesday.

He’s not the only Toulouse player to be cited from that match – Lucas Pointud is alleged to have struck the Bath Rugby prop, Nathan Catt, with his head in the 50th minute. The minimum punishment is six weeks should he be found guilty.

Those two incidents were overshadowed by Freddie Burns’ error in the closing stages of the match.


Both Kaino and Pointud could now miss Sunday’s eagerly anticipated game against Champions Cup holders Leinster.

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