Two Super League players charged

Higson high tackle

Leigh Centurions winger Adam Higson and Catalans Dragons forward Greg Bird have been charged by the Match Review Panel following Magic Weekend.

Higson was sent off for a late high tackle on Salford’s Gareth O’Brien at St James’ Park and faces a Grade E charge, which carries a 4-8 match ban punishment.

Meanwhile Bird is charged with Grade B standing on an opponent during the Dragons defeat to Huddersfield, he does however have an Early Guilty Plea available to use.