14 Sep 2010

Van der Heijden cited for stamping

2:24 pm on 14 September 2010

The Auckland lock Andrew Van der Heijden will appear at a judicial hearing tomorrow charged with alleged stamping following an incident during his team's provincal rugby match against Wellington at Eden Park on Saturday.

Van der Heijden was cited by Citing Commissioner Mike O'Leary for allegedly stamping on the head of Wellington prop Neemia Tialata in the sixth minute of the game.

Auckland won the week seven match 21 - 15.

NZRU Judicial Officer Peter Hobbs will hear the charge against Van der Heijden at the NZRU offices in Wellington tomorrow.