St Helens duo banned following derby defeat at Wigan
St Helens pair Morgan Knowles and Curtis Sironen will miss their Bank Holiday Monday clash with Wakefield through suspension.
The duo were found guilty of Grade A careless high tackle offences in their 30-10 defeat at Wigan on Friday night.
Knowles and Sironen will both miss Saints’ home clash with Wakefield on Bank Holiday Monday.
St Helens duo add to suspensions after first round of double-header weekend
In total, six Super League players have been suspended after the first round of the double-header weekend.
Hull KR’s squad continues to be decimated with two of their players handed suspensions.
Jez Litten’s season is over having received a two-match suspension for a Grade C dangerous throw following their 18-6 defeat to Wakefield.
Meanwhile, utility Jimmy Keinhorst will miss the club’s fixture against Wigan on Monday with a Grade B trip charge.
Hull’s Brad Fash will also miss the rest of the season with a Grade B dangerous contact. He has been suspended for two matches following their 28-18 defeat to Salford at the AJ Bell Stadium.
Leeds Rhinos half-back Aidan Sezer will miss their trip to Catalans with a Grade B high tackle charge. He copped a one-match suspension for his high tackle on Theo Fages, deemed ‘reckless’.
Both Lee Gaskell (Wakefield) and Lambert Belmas (Toulouse) were charged with other contrary behaviour, but did not receive a ban. Ligi Sao was also cautioned.
Leeds’ Richie Myler was included in the match review panel minutes with allegations of other contrary behaviour. The description read ‘player throws his legs upwards seemingly to release the grip of the opponent’. However, he escaped a suspension.
The Rugby Football League’s match review panel will consider incidents from Super League’s Round 26 fixtures on Tuesday, August 30, and from this weekend’s Championship and League 1 games on Thursday, September 1.
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