Doncaster players charged

Two players from Doncaster have been charged following incidents that occurred during a Kingstone Press Championship fixture played on Sunday June 7.

Doncaster player Jack Walton has been charged with making a Grade C dangerous throw in the 43rd minute of the match against Bradford Bulls at Provident Stadium.

Matt Groat, also, of Doncaster has been charged with Grade D reckless striking with the elbow on Bradford player Lee Gaskell in the 60th minute.


Walton has until 11.00am on Tuesday June 16 to submit an Early Guilty Plea. Groat does not have the option of submitting an Early Guilty Plea and will appear before an independent disciplinary tribunal on Tuesday.

The two players were charged after the incidents were viewed by the RFL Match Review Panel, which also issued a formal caution to James Newton of Whitehaven for making dangerous contact on Hunslet’s Jimmy Watson in the 65th minute.