Salford stand-off Rangi Chase has been banned for seven matches by an independent disciplinary tribunal, the RFL have confirmed.
Chase was found guilty of making a Grade E dangerous throw on Huddersfield’s Brett Ferres in the fixture played on Friday April 3. Chase pleaded not guilty, and was also fined £300.
Chase’s Salford team-mate Weller Hauraki has also been suspended for two games. The New Zealander was found guilty of Grade B reckless striking with the shoulder on Scott Grix during the fixture against Huddersfield on Friday April 3.
Hauraki had originally been charged with Grade C reckless striking but the offence was downgraded by the tribunal. He was also found guilty of Grade B striking in Salford’s fixture against Wigan Warriors on Monday April 6.
The tribunal imposed a two-match ban and £300 fine for each offence.
Danny Tickle of Widnes has been suspended for one game after being found guilty of Grade B reckless striking on Gareth O’Brien in the game against Warrington Wolves on Thursday April 2. Tickle, who pleaded not guilty, was also fined £300.
Salford player Josh Griffin pleaded guilty to Grade A contrary behaviour towards Anthony Gelling in the 68th minute during the fixture against Wigan Warriors on Monday April 6. Griffin was given no suspension but was fined £300.
Meanwhile, the following players submitted Early Guilty Pleas to offences committed in Super League Round 8 fixtures:
The following players submitted Early Guilty Pleas to offences committed in Super League Round 9 fixtures: