Northampton Saints flanker Phil Dowson cited for tackle
Northampton Saints flanker Phil Dowson has been cited for an alleged dangerous tackle on Saracens full-back Alex Goode in .
Dowson has been charged with Rugby Football Union Law 10(4)(J).
He is alleged to have "lifted a player off the ground and dropped or drove that player into the ground whilst their feet were still off the ground such that his head/upper body came in to contact with the ground first."
The hearing takes place on 6 December.