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Allegations over language used by Leicester director of rugby

Richard Cockerill, Leicester director of rugby Credit: PA

Leicester director of rugby Richard Cockerill will face a Rugby Football Union disciplinary panel following his exchanges with fourth official Stuart Terheege during the Aviva Premiership final.

It follows the Tigers' 37-17 victory over Northampton at Twickenham on May 25

Cockerill is alleged to have used obscene, inappropriate and/or unprofessional language and behaviour when speaking with Terheege. The hearing date, venue and time have yet to be confirmed.