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Richie McCaw Could Be Cited For Elbowing Francois Louw

Richie McCaw could miss the World Cup Final.

All Black Captain, Richie McCaw, has found himself in hot water after a video of him elbowing Francois Louw appeared on the internet.

In the footage McCaw is seen running around the back of a ruck and catching Louw with his elbow.

The incident was reported by The Telegraph, who also stated that ‘Louw finished the match with two wounds to his forehead requiring a total of 20 stitches’.

Striking an opponent with an elbow carries with it a two week suspension for low end offences. The citing commissioner has 48 hours from the final whistle to decide whether a player has a case to answer.

Alan Drumm, Pundit Arena


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Author: The PA Team

This article was written by a member of The PA Team.