After reviewing video evidence, player testimony and legal submissions, the committee decided not to uphold the complaint against O’Brien.
O’Brien said: “Firstly, I hope Waisake is OK. I’d like to thank the panel for carefully considering the case and I am looking forward to re-joining the whole squad to prepare for the final Test.
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British & Irish Lions Head Coach Warren Gatland added: “We’d like to thank the panel for their professional and diligent approach. Sean is a tough but fair player and we are pleased that the panel dismissed the citing.”