Five players banned by independent disciplinary committee

22nd March 2016, 22:01

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Five players banned by independent disciplinary committee

Krisnan Inu of Catalans Dragons has been suspended for three games for making a Grade D dangerous throw on Huddersfield Giants player Eorl Crabtree in the 22nd minute of the First Utility Super League Round 6 game at John Smith’s Stadium on Sunday March 20. Inu, who pleaded guilty, was also fined £300.

Joe Wardle of Huddersfield Giants has been banned for two matches for making a Grade C high tackle on Catalans Dragons forward Remi Casty in the 50th minute of the same fixture. Wardle, who pleaded guilty, was also fined £300.

Castleford Tigers player Matt Cook was suspended for two matches for Grade B dangerous contact on Warrington Wolves player Brad Dwyer in the 68th minute of the First Utility Super League Round 6 fixture at Halliwell Jones Stadium on Friday March 18. Cook, who pleaded guilty, was also fined £300.

Wes Naiqama of London Broncos has been banned for three matches for Grade D dangerous contact on Luke Adamson of Dewsbury Rams in the 69th minute of the Kingstone Press Championship Round 6 game at Ealing Trailfinders on Saturday March 12. Naiqama, who pleaded guilty, was also fined £100.

Rochdale Hornets player Stuart Biscombe was suspended for one match for making a Grade B dangerous throw on Coventry Bears player Ben Warrilow in the 38th minute of the Kingstone Press League 1 Round 2 fixture at Butts Park Arena on Sunday March 13. Biscombe, who pleaded not guilty, was also fined £75.

 

The following players took the option of an Early Guilty Plea: 

·         Mike Morrison (Swinton Lions) – Grade B - punching - Two match suspension

 

The RFL Match Review Panel also issued cautions to the following players:

·         Jordan Tansey (Huddersfield Giants) – dangerous throw on Krisnan Inu of Catalans Dragons in the 70th minute;

·         Sam Powell (Wigan Warriors) – dangerous contact in the 2nd minute on Setaimata Sa of Widnes Vikings;

·         Matty Smith (Wigan Warriors) – tripping Rhys Hanbury of Widnes Vikings in the 51st minute.

 

Full details of all decisions, made by an Independent Disciplinary Committee, can be found here.