Batley Bulldogs player hit with five-match ban

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,…

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Four Super League players charged

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…

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Five Super League players suspended

Five players have been suspended after appearing before an RFL Disciplinary Tribunal this evening following offences committed in Round 5 of the First Utility Super League. Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook of St Helens was suspended for two matches and fined £300 after pleading guilty to the Grade C offence of making dangerous contact with Catalan Dragons player Leon Pryce in the 57th…

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