5th June 2018, 19:00 | disciplinary
The following cases were heard this evening (Tues 5 June) by an Independent Operational Rules Tribunal (HHJ Chris Batty, Andy Raleigh & Jon Hamer);
Danny Brough (Huddersfield Giants) - Pleaded not guilty to a Grade B Dangerous Contact charge. The panel found the player guilty and added an additional game to the suspension due to what they felt was an unreasonable challenge of the charge. The player will be banned for 3 matches, fined £500 and forfeit a £500 bond.
Peter Mata'utia (Leigh Centurions) - Pleaded guilty to a Grade E, Dangerous Throw charge. The player will be banned for 4 matches and was fined £250
Matty Dawson (Leigh Centurions) - Pleased guilty to a Grade E, Questioning the integrity of a Match Official charge. The player will be banned for 5 matches and was fined £250.
The following players have accepted penalty notices issued by the Match Review Panel;
Peter Mata’utia (Leigh Centurions) - High Tackle (Grade A), 1 match penalty notice
Steve Tyrer (Halifax RLFC) - Grade B Trip, 1 match penalty notice
Kieron Dixon (London Broncos) - Grade B High Tackle, 1 match penalty notice
Scott Law (Keighley Cougars) - Grade A High Tackle, no further action
Vinny Finnigan (London Skolars) - Grade C Dangerous Lift, 2 match penalty notice
Riess Butterworth (Bradford Bulls) - Grade B Foul & Abusive Language to a MO, 1 match penalty notice
Anthony Mullally (Leeds Rhinos) - Grade A Raising knee in tackle, 1 match penalty notice