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Super League youngster hit with two match ban for punch in reserve match

The disciplinary news for the Championship, League One and the reserve games has been concluded and it’s seen plenty of suspensions.

The revampled disciplinary system has led to less bans but more fines however across the lower leagues for the most recent round of fixtures, there’s a total of seven players that will serve match bans.

These range from one match bans to two matches with a fine on top.

A full list of those charges by the Match Review Panel is below.

– Oliver Agar – Castleford Tigers Reserves – Dangerous Contact – Grade C – 1 Match Penalty Notice

– Brad Clavering – Midlands Hurricanes – Dangerous Contact – Grade A – Not applicable

-Mathieu Cozza – Featherstone Rovers – Dangerous Contact – Grade A – Not applicable

-Danny Craven – Widnes Vikings – Striking – Grade C – 1 Match Penalty Notice

-Bailey Dawson – Castleford Tigers – Reserves – Dangerous Contact – Grade B – £25 Fine

-Jacob Fairbank – Halifax Panthers – Dangerous Contact – Grade C – 2 Match Penalty Notice

-Artur Hingano – York Knights – High Tackle – Grade A – Not applicable

-Toby Hughes – Salford Red Devils Reserves – Punching – Grade D – 2 Match Penalty Notice and £25 Fine

-Craig Kopczak – Featherstone Rovers – High Tackle – Grade C – 1 Match Penalty Notice

-Ethan Natoli – London Broncos – Other Contrary Behaviour – Grade B – £125 Fine

-Joe Potter – Hull KR Reserves – Dangerous Contact – Grade B – £25 Fine

-Brendan Santi – Keighley Cougars – Other Contrary Behaviour – Grade A – Not applicable

-Nikau Williams – Newcastle Thunder – Contact with Match Official – Grade C – 1 Match Penalty Notice

-Dane Windrow – Wakefield Trinity – Punching – Grade D – 2 Match Penalty Notice and £25 Fine

One name that also is significant is Dane Windrow, a 20-year-old youngster for Wakefield Trinity, who has been hit with a Grade D charge of punching.

That charge saw him hit with a two match ban and a £25 fine during the reserve game against Salford Red Devils.

That’s significant given how stretched Trinity’s senior squad is, and Mark Applegarth’s reliance on youth thus far, Windrow potentially missing out on a call-up to a Super League game.

The youngster has previously played on loan at Dewsbury and Oldham but will now be unavailable for selection to the Super League or reserves for at least two games.

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