Three Super League players banned after EGP’s

Gareth Ellis, Steve Michaels and Ben Reynolds have all been banned for one match after submitting Early Guilty Plea’s to their charges this week.

Ellis was cited for Grade B dangerous contact on Leeds’ forward Stevie Ward, while Michaels was given the same grading for striking with the shoulder.

Leigh playmaker Reynolds has also been banned after he was found guilty of Grade B tripping during the defeat to Widnes on Sunday.

Halifax full-back Ben Johnston and Widnes youngster Danny Walker both escaped suspension after submitting EGP’s to Grade A tripping.

The following cases will be heard this evening by an Independent Operational Rules Tribunal (HH Rodney Grant, Danny Sculthorpe & Wilf George);

16:30: Greg Bird (Catalans Dragons) – Grade D Dangerous Throw

17:00: Rob Burrow (Leeds Rhinos) – Grade B Headbutt