Tigers boss Geordan Murphy to face disciplinary hearing

Leicester Tigers head coach Geordan Murphy will appear before an independent disciplinary panel on Wednesday, May 29 after being charged with conduct prejudicial to the interests of the game.

Murphy is alleged to have verbally abused a match official following the Tigers’ match against Bath on Saturday.

The Leicester boss will face two charges. The first relates to verbal abuse of a match official and in the alternative for failure to respect the authority of a match official, contrary to Law 9.28.

The second charge is for failure to respect the authority of match officials, contrary to Law 9.28.

The hearing will take place in London and be chaired by Jeremy Summers, the sole judicial officer.