21st August 2019, 11:26 | disciplinary

Disciplinary | Dale Bloomfield and Lameck Juma suspended

Disciplinary | Dale Bloomfield and Lameck Juma suspended

Following the latest Tribunal hearings, Hunslet’s Dale Bloomfield and London Skolars’ Lameck Juma have been suspsended. 

Bloomfield pleaded Guilty but challenged the Grade D charge of ‘Other Striking Offences’. Bloomfield was found Guilty and the Tribunal agreed that the grading was correct. Bloomfield was given a four-match suspension and £75 fine.

Juma pleaded Guilty to a Grade D charge of Dangerous Contact and was found Guilty. Juma was handed a five-match suspension and £75 fine.

Hunslet’s Duane Straugheir pleaded Not Guilty to a Grade B charge of ‘Running in and Punching’ which carried a one-match penalty notice. However, he did plead Guilty to throwing a punch as part of the incident and the Tribunal agreed with the above. The charge was amended to ‘Reaction to opponent – lashing out’ and the player was found Guilty of the latter charge – graded A – and received no suspension but did receive a £75 fine.