Why Hull FC’s Luke Gale escaped ban against Wigan Warriors but Josh Reynolds was cited

Following the latest round of Betfred Super League fixtures, the Match Review Panel have issued the following sanctions:

Julien Bousquet (Catalans) – Grade B Dangerous Contact – 1 Match Penalty Notice
Jay Pitts (Wakefield) – Grade A Dangerous Contact – 1 Match Penalty Notice
James Bentley (Leeds) – Grade C High Tackle – 3 Match Penalty Notice
Chris Hankinson (Toulouse) – Grade A Dangerous Contact – 0 Match Penalty Notice

The following players were handed cautions:

Jay Pitts (Wakefield) – Other Contrary Behaviour
Siteleki Akauola (Salford) – Dangerous Contact
Josh Reynolds (Hull FC) – Other Contrary Behaviour

Luke Gale was sinbinned in Hull’s victory over Wigan Warriors on Saturday afternoon, but he has not been charged.

Instead, the Disciplinary Match Review Panel stated: “Player kicks ball away at a ruck. Professional foul.”

His teammate, on the other hand, Josh Reynolds was given a caution after ‘Throwing the Ball at an Opponent’.

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