Sexton to face misconduct listening to

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Johnny Sexton is to look earlier than an unbiased disciplinary panel on 13  July over “misconduct complaints” arising from final month’s Champions Cup remaining, organisers EPCR stated on Thursday.

The 37-year-old Irish captain, with 113 caps to his title, is to retire from Check rugby after this yr’s World Cup in France, however dangers a prolonged ban ought to he be discovered responsible of misconduct.

Sexton was injured for the Might 20 remaining which La Rochelle received 27-26, however exchanged phrases with South African referee Jaco Peyper on the finish of the match in Dublin.

The EPCR stated the choice to proceed with a panel listening to had been made “after thorough reality discovering and cautious evaluation of Johnny Sexton’s behaviour in the direction of match officers after the match”.

“The EPCR disciplinary officer has submitted misconduct complaints in order that an unbiased disciplinary panel can decide whether or not any misconduct has been dedicated by Mr Sexton (via his behaviour) and Leinster (via failing to train cheap management over Mr Sexton).”

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