Shaw hit with two-week ban
Second-rower sanctioned for dangerous play
Last Updated: July 5, 2009 2:37pm
Shaw leads with his knee on Du Preez
British and Irish Lions lock Simon Shaw has been handed a two-week ban after being cited for dangerous play during Saturday's third Test victory over South Africa.
Shaw was found guilty of deliberately striking Springboks scrum-half Fourie du Preez with his knee just before half-time in the Lions memorable 28-9 triumph in Johannesburg.
The 35-year-old was shown a yellow card by Australian referee Stuart Dickinson showed Shaw for the offence in the 37th minute of the game at Ellis Park.
He was subsequently summoned to appear at a disciplinary hearing on Sunday where he was found guilty and handed his suspension.