Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Disciplinary

Six Super League players charged

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Six players have been charged with disciplinary offences committed in First Utility Super League Round 21 fixtures. Kevin Sinfield of Leeds Rhinos has been charged with making a Grade C head-butt on Castleford Tigers player Luke Dorn in the 74th minute of a match played on Thursday July 17. Four players – Travis Burns and Adam Walker of Hull Kingston Rovers, ... Read More »

Debate: Should captains be punished more severely?

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Round 21 of Super League is only one game old, yet there are already plenty of talking points to discuss from the game on Thursday night. Leeds Rhinos and Castleford Tigers both had the chance to move top of Super League with a win, but they couldn’t be seperated in a thrilling 24-24 draw. However, the biggest talking point from ... Read More »

Wigan star banned for three matches

Wigan Warriors player Gil Dudson has been suspended for three matches after pleading guilty to making a Grade C shoulder charge on Josh Drinkwater of London Broncos in the ninth minute of a First Utility Super League Round 19 fixture played on Sunday July 6, 2014. Dudson was also fined £300 when he appeared before an independent tribunal this afternoon. ... Read More »

Four Super League players charged

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Four players have been charged with disciplinary offences following incidents in First Utility Super League Round 17 fixtures. Liam Farrell of Wigan Warriors has been charged with Grade B lifting in a 32nd-minute tackle on Wakefield Trinity Wildcats player Taulima Tautai in a fixture played on Sunday June 22. Anthony Gelling of Wigan has been charged with Grade A punching ... Read More »

Hardaker not to appeal against suspension

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Leeds Rhinos star Zak Hardaker will not appeal against the five-match suspension imposed on him by the RFL on Tuesday for using homophobic language in the Rhinos’ recent clash with Warrington Wolves. Following his RFL hearing Hardaker issued a statement through his club that suggested he would accept the RFL’s decision. “Firstly, I would like to once again say sorry for ... Read More »

Peacock, Pitts and Hardaker charged

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Jamie Peacock of Leeds Rhinos has been charged with Grade B punching in the 43rd minute of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup quarter-final match played at Headingley Carnegie Stadium on Friday June 6. Bradford Bulls player Jay Pitts has been charged with making a Grade B dangerous throw on Anthony England of Warrington Wolves in the 27th minute of the Tetley’s ... Read More »

Four Super League players charged

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Four players have been charged with offences committed in First Utility Super League Round 15 fixtures. Carl Ablett of Leeds Rhinos has been charged with Grade C kicking on Warrington Wolves player Joel Monaghan in the 72nd minute of a match played at The Halliwell Jones Stadium on Friday May 30. An allegation that Zak Hardaker of Leeds Rhinos made ... Read More »

Three Super League players suspended

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Three players were suspended when they appeared before an independent disciplinary tribunal this evening following offences committed in First Utility Super League Round 14 fixtures. Chris Annakin of Wakefield Trinity Wildcats was suspended for five matches and fined £300 after pleading guilty to making a Grade D dangerous throw on Warrington Wolves player Roy Asotasi in the 38th minute. Ben Westwood ... Read More »

Westwood and Carney among four players charged

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Four players have been charged with offences committed in First Utility Super League Round 14 fixtures. Chris Annakin of Wakefield Trinity Wildcats has been charged with the Grade D offence of making a dangerous throw on Warrington Wolves player Roy Asotasi in the 38th minute of a match played on Sunday May 25. Ben Westwood of Warrington Wolves has been ... Read More »

Crookes charged for Magic Weekend high tackle

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Hull FC star Jason Crookes has been charged with a Grade B careless high tackle on Liam Salter of Hull Kingston Rovers in the 49th minute of their Magic Weekend fixture at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday May 17. Crookes does not have the option of submitting an Early Guilty Plea and will appear before an independent Disciplinary Tribunal on ... Read More »