Shane Jennings, the Leinster back row forward (No 7), is due to appear before an independent Disciplinary Committee as a result of a citing arising from the Heineken Cup Round 1 match against London Irish at the RDS, Dublin, on Friday, 9 October, 2009.
The citing lodged by the Citing Commissioner for the match, Richard McGhee (Scotland), is for alleged contact with the eye / eye area of London Irish player Nick Kennedy (No 4) in contravention of Law 10.4 (l).
The independent Judicial Officer will be appointed as soon as practicable.
Law 10.4 (l) - 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.