The ERC have received a citing complaint against Blues Flanker Martyn Williams, following the Round 1 Heineken Cup match against Edinburgh.
Williams, who this summer picked up the ERC European Fair Play Award, is alleged to have dropped his knee into the face of Edinburgh full back, Chris Paterson, during the first-half.
The hearing will take place in Dublin this Wednesday.
Law 10.4(a) 'A player must not strike an opponent with the knee(s)'.
IRB recommended sanction - Low End: 3 weeks; Mid Range: 8 weeks: Top End: 12+ weeks; Maximum: 52 weeks
Tickets are on sale NOW for our huge opening Guinness Pro 12 fixture of the season against Glasgow Warriors - and we've frozen match ticket prices this season so watching top-class rugby at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park is affordable to all!
Impressive Cardiff Blues pushed English powerhouse side Leicester Tigers all the way with an hugely encouraging performance as final preparations for the new Guinness PRO12 season continued at Welford Road.