Wigan Warriors’ Liam Byrne handed mammoth suspension

WIGAN WARRIORS forward Liam Byrne has been handed a mammoth four-match suspension and fined £750 after pleading guilty to a Grade E Head Contact charge.

Byrne was sent off for that contact at St Helens on Good Friday. As such, Byrne has been suspended for four matches, and fined £750.

It means the Wigan forward will miss fixtures against Leigh Leopards, Castleford Tigers x2 and London Broncos.

Click here to purchase a digital edition of League Express.

Click here to purchase an online edition of League Express through pocketmags.com.

Click here to listen to our new League Express Podcast.

League Express is widely available from local newsagents across the north of England.