Hurricanes lock James Braodhurst will face the judiciary after he allegedly struck opposing player Luke Braid with his knee during last nights 30-23 win over the Blues in Palmerston North.
The incident happened in the 61st minute of play.
Citing Commissioner Robert Stelzner reviewed the footage an deemed it worthy of a hearing.
"Upon further review of the match footage, the Citing Commissioner deemed in his opinion the incident had met the red card threshold for foul play," SANZAR media and communications manager Alsitair Hogg said in a press release.
The hearing will be held early next week.