Bath flanker Louw charged for clash with Saints star Lawes

Bath flanker Francois Louw has been charged by the Rugby Football Union over an incident involving Saints star Courtney Lawes.

Wednesday, 4th May 2016, 11:39 pm
Updated Thursday, 5th May 2016, 12:42 am
Francois Louw (left) has been charged by the RFU (picture: Sharon Lucey)

The South African was cited for allegedly making “contact with the eye(s) or eye area” of lock Lawes during his side’s 15-14 defeat at Franklin’s Gardens on Saturday.

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Louw will appear before a three-man disciplinary panel chaired by HHJ Euan Ambrose in Bristol on Thursday.