Bath flanker Louw charged for clash with Saints star Lawes

Francois Louw (left) has been charged by the RFU (picture: Sharon Lucey)
Francois Louw (left) has been charged by the RFU (picture: Sharon Lucey)
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Bath flanker Francois Louw has been charged by the Rugby Football Union over an incident involving Saints star Courtney Lawes.

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.

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