SANZAAR has completed an investigation into the alleged conduct of Sharks' head coach Gary Gold during the Sharks v Crusaders match played at Growthpoint KINGS PARK on 26 March 2016.

SANZAAR has referred the matter for a hearing in accordance with SANZAAR's Disciplinary Rules.

The matter will be heard by SANZAAR Judicial Officer Nigel Hampton QC via teleconference on Tuesday 5 April 2016: 16:00 (AEST), 18:00 (NZST), 08:00 (SAST), 03:00 (ART).

SANZAAR will be making no further comment until this process has been completed.