Geordan Murphy charged over abusing match official

Geordan Murphy charged over abusing match official

Leicester coach Geordan Murphy has been charged by the Rugby Football Union with two counts of abusing a match official in the Tigers' 32-31 defeat to Bath.

Murphy will appear before an independent disciplinary panel on 29 May.

The first charge Murphy faces relates to verbal abuse of a match official and in the alternative for failure to respect the authority of a match official.

The second charge is for failure to respect the authority of match officials.

PA

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