Flower AND Hohaia charged by RFL match review panel

Both Ben Flower and Lance Hohaia have been charged with disciplinary offences following their fight in Saturday’s Grand Final.

Wigan’s Flower has been charged with the Grade F offence of violent and aggressive punching/punching an off-guard opponent (Lance Hohaia) in the second minute of the match.

Hohaia has been charged with the Grade B offence of striking Flower with the forearm in the second minute. Hohaia has until 11.00am on Tuesday to submit an Early Guilty Plea.

Flower does not have the option of submitting an Early Guilty Plea and will appear before an independent disciplinary tribunal in Leeds on Tuesday evening.