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Higginbotham has been cited under Law 10.4.a Punching or Striking.
Both of the incidents occurred in the 26th minute.
The citing is to be considered in the first instance by Duty Judicial officer, Jannie Lubbe SC, on Monday 22 October via conference call.
The exact timing of the hearing will be confirmed over the coming 24 hours.