Monday, November 24, 2014
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Disciplinary

Tautai banned, won’t play for Wildcats again

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Wigan-bound Taulima Tautai has played his final game for Wakefield after being handed a one-match ban by the RFL for a dangerous throw on Castleford’s Scott Wheeldon last week. The Samoan utility forward, who Warriors coach Shaun Wane claims will be the club’s only signing for 2015, will link up with his new club in pre-season. What do you think ... Read More »

Super League player suspended

Joel Moon

Leeds Rhinos’ Joel Moon has been suspended for two games by an independent tribunal, after pleading guilty to a Grade C shoulder charge offence. Moon will now miss the remainder of the regular season for Leeds after the ban – which came after he was sent off for making contact with the head of St Helens back Mark Percival during ... Read More »

Super League: Moon and Farrell charged by RFL

Joel Moon

Two players have been charged with disciplinary offences committed in Round 25 of First Utility Super League. Joel Moon of Leeds Rhinos has been charged with making a Grade C shoulder charge on St Helens player Mark Percival in the 22nd minute of a match played on Friday August 29. Liam Farrell of Wigan Warriors has been charged with making ... Read More »

Widnes Vikings forward hit with ban

Willie-Isa

Widnes Vikings forward Willie Isa will miss the club’s next three games, after being suspended this evening at a disciplinary hearing. Isa – who was charged with two counts of a Grade B dangerous tackle during the Vikings’ Challenge Cup semi-final defeat to Castleford at the weekend – pleaded guilty to an offence with the Tigers’ Kirk Dixon, copping him ... Read More »

Batley Bulldogs player hit with five-match ban

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Batley Bulldogs have been hit with a huge blow ahead of the end of the Kingstone Press Championship season, after Lee Paterson was banned for five games after being found guilty of using homophobic language to another player. The incident, which happened during the Bulldogs’ clash against Leigh Centurions on August 4 saw Paterson charged with a Grade E offence, ... Read More »

Isa charged on two counts of dangerous contact

Willie-Isa

Widnes Vikings player Willie Isa has been charged with two disciplinary offences following incidents in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup semi-final against Castleford Tigers at Leigh Sports Village. Isa has been charged with Grade B dangerous contact on Castleford Tigers player Kirk Dixon in the 62nd minute of the game. He has also been charged with Grade B dangerous contact on ... Read More »

Zak Hardaker avoids charge for Hill incident

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Zak Hardaker will not be charged over the incident that caused an eye injury to Chris Hill during Saturday’s Challenge Cup semi-final between Leeds Rhinos and Warrington Wolves. Hill was left with a visible injury underneath his right eye after the incident, during which Hardaker’s hand made contact with the eye of the England prop. However, the RFL have confirmed ... Read More »

Justin Carney charged for dangerous throw on Thomas Minns

Justin-Carney

Castleford Tigers player Justin Carney will appear before an independent disciplinary tribunal tomorrow after being charged with making a Grade B dangerous throw on London Broncos player Thomas Minns in the 69th minute of a First Utility Super League Round 23 fixture. Carney was charged after the incident was viewed by the RFL Match Review Panel. No other charges were ... Read More »

Hauraki to miss Challenge Cup semi-final

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Castleford Tigers back-rower Weller Hauraki will miss his club’s Tetley’s Challenge Cup semi-final after being handed a two-match suspension. Hauraki was given the ban, along with a £300 fine, after admitting a grade C offence of recklessly striking with his knees in a clash with Hull FC’s teenage stand-off Jordan Abdull in the Tigers’ 18-18 First Utility Super League draw ... Read More »

Six Super League players charged

Kevin Sinfield. ©RLPhotos

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 »