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British and Irish Lions: Kyle Sinckler can play in third Take a look at after citing dismissed

Kyle Sinckler has been chosen among the many replacements for the British and Irish Lions’ third and closing Take a look at towards South Africa

A citing towards British and Irish Lions prop Kyle Sinckler for an alleged chew within the second Take a look at towards South Africa has been dismissed, say World Rugby.

Sinckler, 28, denied he had dedicated the offence and has been cleared of any foul play after an investigation.

He’s free to play in Saturday’s closing Take a look at after being named on the bench.

“Having reviewed all of the proof, the committee deemed that on the steadiness of possibilities, it couldn’t be glad that the participant dedicated an act of foul play,” mentioned World Rugby in a press release.

“On that foundation, the committee dismissed the citing and the participant is free to play once more instantly.”

Talking earlier than the decision, Lions head coach Warren Gatland mentioned there was “nothing clear on any of the video proof” he had seen.

Lions full-back Stuart Hogg had additionally “categorically denied” biting Willie le Roux in the identical match after allegations “surfaced on-line”.

The Scot mentioned he was “irritated and upset by this unsubstantiated accusation”.

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