Two Wigan players charged ahead of Saints clash

Liam Farrell

Liam Farrell

First published in Sport

Four players have been charged with disciplinary offences following incidents in First Utility Super League Round 17 fixtures.

Liam Farrell of Wigan Warriors has been charged with Grade B lifting in a 32nd-minute tackle on Wakefield Trinity Wildcats player Taulima Tautai in a fixture played on Sunday June 22.

Anthony Gelling of Wigan has been charged with Grade A punching in the 58th minute of the same match.

Bradford Bulls player-coach Matt Diskin and Neville Costigan of Hull KR have both been charged with Grade A striking in the 18th minute of a match played on Friday June 20.

The four players were charged after the incidents were viewed by the RFL Match Review Panel; all four have until 11.00am on Tuesday June 24 to submit Early Guilty Pleas.

The Match Review Panel also issued formal cautions to the following players: • Matthew Ryan (Wakefield Trinity Wildcats) – use of knee in a 58th-minute tackle on Anthony Gelling of Wigan Warriors; • James Greenwood (London Broncos) – dangerous contact with Jason Chan of Huddersfield Giants in the 48th minute.

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