At a disciplinary hearing in London today, the citing made against Stephen Ferris was considered but not upheld.
The independent Six Nations Disciplinary Committee, chaired by Antony Davies (England) together with Douglas Hunter (Scotland) and John Doubleday (England) met to consider a citing complaint under Law 10.4(j) by Achille Reali (Italy) the independent Citing Commissioner appointed for the RBS 6 Nations match between Ireland and Wales in Dublin at the weekend.
The Committee, after careful analysis of the video evidence and consideration of the player's and his representative's explanation of the tackle, did not uphold the citing.
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