Chiefs back-row Michael Leitch has been suspended for one week for contravening Law 10.4(e) Dangerous tackling of an Opponent.
The SANZAAR Foul Play Review Committee accepted a guilty plea from Leitch after he was cited during the Super Rugby clash with the Blues.
Leitch has been suspended from all forms of the game for one week, up to and including Friday, March 17.
The incident occurred in the 77th minute of the match at FMG Stadium, Hamilton.
The SANZAAR Foul Play Review Committee of Nigel Hampton QC (Chairman), Stefan Terblanche and Stephen Hardy assessed the case.