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Two Super League players suspended

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#1 Honor James

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 12:53 PM

Salford City Reds player Lee Jewitt and Hull KR player Adam Walker have both been suspended for one match after submitting Early Guilty Pleas in relation to offences committed during their Super League Round Four fixture on Sunday February 24.

Both players were charged with committing Grade B, punching offences during an incident in the 80th minute of the game at Salford City Stadium.
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#2 Red Willow

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 01:05 PM

Seems to be the norm this season, throw a punch receive a ban.

#3 Wolford6

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 02:09 PM

About eight punches each, as I recall.

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#4 Red Willow

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 02:18 PM

I don't have a problem if this is the new punishment. The sending off didn't impact on the game with only 20 seconds left :rolleyes:

#5 Hullfan

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 02:54 PM

Pathetic by the ref

#6 Saintslass

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 02:54 PM

Stupid decision to ban these two. OTT.

#7 Southstander13

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 03:39 PM

If its consistently applied then fair enough, seems a bit harsh to me though.

When did fighting start resulting in straight reds?

#8 Saintslass

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 03:42 PM

When did fighting start resulting in straight reds?

This season it would seem.

#9 Dave T

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 11:19 AM

We have seen reds plenty of times for punching. It was a touch more than handbags, red was fine and a match ban was definitely expected.

#10 brooza

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 02:53 PM

Stupid decision to ban these two. OTT.

They both submitted Early Guilty Pleas, so banned themselved.

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