Ronan O’Gara to appear before Top 14 disciplinary panel

O’Gara has not been suspended pending the hearing and is free to take part in Saturday afternoon’s match against Perpignan at Stade Aime Giral as normal, as his side goes looking for their fourth win in a row
Ronan O’Gara to appear before Top 14 disciplinary panel

La Rochelle's Ronan O'Gara reacts prior to the French Top14 rugby match between Montpellier Herault Rugby and La Rochelle at The GGL Stadium in Montpellier on October 2, 2021. (Photo by PASCAL GUYOT/AFP via Getty Images)

Ronan O’Gara is to appear before the Top 14’s disciplinary panel over his behaviour during La Rochelle’s 39-6 victory over Toulon at the weekend.

Ligue Nationale de Rugby, which runs the two fully professional divisions of the men’s game in France, said that O’Gara had been summoned to a hearing on Wednesday, November 3, after the fourth referee at the match reported behaviour "likely to constitute an infringement of the General Regulations of the LNR and FFR".

O’Gara has not been suspended pending the hearing and is free to take part in Saturday afternoon’s match against Perpignan at Stade Aime Giral as normal, as his side goes looking for their fourth win in a row.

The nature of the behaviour that prompted the referee’s report has not been revealed.

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