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1st May 2019, 11:18 | disciplinary

Disciplinary | Jacks Downs and Benn Hardcastle banned

Disciplinary | Jacks Downs and Benn Hardcastle banned

Jack Downs (Batley Bulldogs) pleaded guilty to a Grade D strikes with forearm/elbow – reckless charge. Player receives a 3-match suspension and a £250 fine.

Benn Hardcastle (Keighley Cougars) pleaded guilty but challenged the charge of a Grade C contact with the head charge. The challenge to the grading was unsuccessful and the tribunal found that the grading at Grade C was correct and appropriate. 

Player receives a 3-match suspension which comprises of two matches for the original offence at Grade C and one additional match as the tribunal felt the challenge to the grading was frivolous. Player also received a £75 fine and forfeit £250 bond for the challenge. 

The following players have accepted the imposed penalty notices:

Sam Tomkins (Catalans)

Adam Jones (Swinton)

Wayne Reattie (Batley)

Jack Bussey (Featherstone)

Daniel Hawksworth (Hunslet)