Five Super League players charged

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24th March 2014

The RFL Match Review Panel has charged five players with offences committed in Round 6 of the First Utility Super League.

Justin Poore of Hull Kingston Rovers has been charged with the Grade C offence of making a dangerous throw on Bradford Bulls player Matty Blythe in the 65th minute of a match played on Sunday March 23.

Hull FC captain Gareth Ellis has been charged with the Grade C offence of making a dangerous shoulder charge on Kevin Brown of Widnes Vikings in the 18th minute of a match played on Sunday March 23.

Willie Isa of Widnes has been charged with the Grade B offence of recklessly striking Hull FC player Aaron Heremaia in the 52nd minute of the same fixture.

St Helens player Jon Wilkin has been charged with the Grade B offence of making a reckless high tackle on Chris Riley of Wakefield Trinity Wildcats in the fifth minute of a match played on Sunday March 24.

Kyle Amor of St Helens has been charged with the Grade B offence of making a reckless high tackle on Wakefield’s Matt Ryan in the 77th minute of the same fixture.

Amor, Ellis and Isa have until 11.00am on Tuesday to submit Early Guilty Pleas. Poore and Wilkin do not have the option of submitting EGPs and will appear before an RFL Disciplinary Tribunal on the evening of Tuesday March 25.

The Match Review Panel also issued formal cautions to the following players:

-         Chris Bridge (Warrington Wolves) – striking John Bateman of Wigan Warriors in the 39th minute

-         Scott Moore (London Broncos) – striking Ryan Hall of Leeds in the 66th minute;

-         Ukuma Ta’ai (Huddersfield) – making dangerous contact with Lopini Paea of Catalan Dragons in the 34th minute;

-         Ben Kavanagh (Widnes Vikings) – dangerous throw on Richard Whiting of Hull FC in the 32nd minute;

-         Danny Galea (Widnes Vikings - dangerous throw on Richard Whiting of Hull FC in the 32nd minute;

-        Willie Isa (Widnes Vikings) – dangerous throw on Richard Whiting of Hull FC in the 32nd minute.

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