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Thrush cited – Hurricanes lock Jeremy Thrush will face a judiciary hearing next week after being cited for a dangerous charge in the match against the Highlanders on Friday.

Thrush charged Jason Rutledge in the 63rd minute of the match when the hooker was nowhere near the ball. Rutledge needed medical attention soon after, and the citing officer later decided that it was a dangerous and unlawful act.

Thrush’s fate will be decided on Tuesday.