Four Championship players charged

Four players have been charged with punching in the 68th minute of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup third round tie, Swinton Lions v Gateshead Thunder on Sunday March 16.

Mike Morrison (Swinton) and Tom Lynch (Gateshead) have both been charged with Grade B punching.

Richie Hawkyard (Swinton) and Sam Lynch (Gateshead) have both been charged with Grade A punching.

Morrison, Lynch and Lynch have until 11.00am on Tuesday March 25 to submit an Early Guilty Plea.  Hawkyard does not have the option of submitting an EGP and will appear before an RFL Disciplinary Tribunal on Tuesday evening.

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