Leicester Tigers head coach Geordan Murphy will appear before a disciplinary panel tomorrow after being charged with verbally abusing a match official in the wake of the Premiership loss to Bath last weekend.

Bath grabbed a 32-31 victory late on at Welford Road to seal sixth place and earn a spot in next season's Heineken Champions Cup.

Murphy said he was "sick" afterwards, and felt particularly aggrieved at flanker Brendon O’Connor's try being disallowed after referee Craig Maxwell-Keys and TV match official Sean Davey adjudged that Clayton Blommetjies had put a foot in touch in the build-up.

"I still feel sick on the back of the game," Murphy told the Leicester Mercury.

"It is probably where the season has been at. I just feel for the guys who put so much in and to lose at the death really hurts me.

"It costs you when big decisions go against you and there were some massive decisions in that game that we were on the wrong side of again."

Murphy is alleged to have verbally abused a match official after the defeat.

The former Ireland full-back is facing two charges: the alleged verbal abuse of a match official and a failure to respect the authority of a match official.

The hearing takes place in London.