Bath hooker Ross Batty to attend disciplinary hearing

Ross Batty was sent-off during the game against Worcester Warriors
Ross Batty was sent-off during the game against Worcester Warriors
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Bath Rugby hooker Ross Batty is set to face disciplinary action following his recent red-card incident during the Gallagher Premiership clash against Worcester Warriors at Sixways Stadium.

The 32-year-old as sent-off in the 64th minute for a dangerous tackle on Worcester flanker Sam Lewis in the game that was won by Worcester Warriors with a 21-19 margin.

As a result, he was cited for a breach of Law 9.11 and will now appear before a three-person disciplinary committee chaired by Jeremy Summers.

The hearing will take place in Bristol at 18:30 on Tuesday.

The defeat was Bath's fifth in 12 games as they slipped to the eigth position in the Gallagher Premiership table.

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