Alan Quinlan, the Munster back row forward (No 6), is due to appear before an independent Disciplinary Committee in Dublin on Wednesday, 13 May, 2009, as a result of a citing arising from the Heineken Cup semi-final match against Leinster at Croke Park, Dublin, on Saturday, 2 May, 2009.
The citing lodged by the Citing Commissioner for the match, John Byett (England), is for alleged contact with the eye / eye area of Leinster player Leo Cullen (No 4) in contravention of Law 10.4 (k).
The independent Disciplinary Committee will be chaired by Roger Morris (Wales) and also comprise Simon Thomas (Wales) and Mike Hamlin (England).
Law 10.4 (k) - Acts contrary to good sportsmanship.
The directors of ERC voted unanimously at a Board meeting to postpone all decisions including the release of further instalments of ERC's distributable central revenues to the six shareholder countries until 19 February next when the Board will meet again to reconsider the issue.