A busy day for the independent review panel with 6 players on charges , 5 of them from Catalans ill tempered game against Leigh last Saturday . There were altogether 9 Super League players charged with offences from Round 20 .
Ben Crooks of Leigh Centurions pleaded guilty to a grade B punching charge and received a one match ban and £300 fine .
Reece Lyne of Wakefield Trinity pleaded not guilty to a Grade C dangerous contact charge but was found guilty and given a 2 match ban and £300 fine .
Greg Bird of Catalans Dragons pleaded guilty to a Grade B punching charge but challenged the grading , the panel felt the grade was appropriate and he received a one match ban and £300 fine
Ben Garcia of Catalans Dragons also pleaded guilty to his Grade C charge of running in , but again challenged the grading . The panel again felt the grading was correct and he receives a two match ban and £300 fine .
Fouad Yaha of Catalans Dragons pleaded not guilty to his Grade B running in and punching charge but was found guilty and receives a one match ban and £300 fine .
Richie Myler of Catalans Dragons pleaded not guilty to a Grade A tripping charge but was found guilty and receives a £300 fine .
Jamie Acton’s Grade F charge has been delayed till next week at the request of his club ,Leigh Centurions , read here .
The following players have submitted an Early Guilty Plea and received the following sanctions;
Chris Taylor, Whitehaven – 1 match ban (Grade B Dangerous Throw)
Jode Sheriffe, Dewsbury – £75 fine (Grade A Dangerous Contact)
James Feather, Keighley – 1 match ban (Grade B Head Butt)
Tom Carr, Doncaster – 2 match ban (Grade C Contrary Behaviour)
Kieran Moran, York – 2 match ban (Grade C Dangerous Contact)
Jake Webster, Castleford – £300 fine (Grade A High Tackle)
Jon Wilkin, St Helens – 1 match ban (Grade B Dangerous Contact)
Keegan Hirst, Wakefield – NFA (Grade A Dangerous Contact)