WHEELCHAIR RUGBY LEAGUE

11th February 2020, 20:20 | disciplinary

Tribunal | Zachary Johnson & Joseph Shorrocks banned

Tribunal | Zachary Johnson & Joseph Shorrocks banned

Wigan Warriors’ Joseph Shorrocks has been handed a five-game suspension after being charged with a Grade D Dangerous Contact in the 73rd minute of Wigan Reserves recent fixture against Widnes Vikings.

Shorrocks pleaded Guilty to the tribunal and has been given a five-match ban and a £50 fine.

Zachary Johnson – of Hunslet – has been handed a six-match suspension for a Grade E Dangerous Throw in the 79th minute of Hunslet’s recent fixture against Leeds Rhinos. 

Johnson pleaded guilty but challenged the grading of the offence. However, the tribunal found the grading to be correct and imposed a six-match ban and a £75 fine.