Thronhill player referred to tribunal after horror tackle on Doncaster’s Connor Robinson

James Gordon
RFL Super League ball

Thornhill Trojans player Jake Wilson is facing a lengthy ban after being issued with three separate sanctions by the RFL disciplinary.

Wilson has been referred to a tribunal for two Grade F Other Contrary Behaviour and one Grade D intentionally stands on charge following their Challenge Cup defeat to Doncaster.

A video posted on social media earlier this week showed an unpunished tackle on Connor Robinson where Wilson appeared to lunge in two-footed on the half-back.

Doncaster won the game 24-6.

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Keighley centre Dan Parker will also face a tribunal, faced with a Grade D Other Contrary Behaviour charge following their cup defeat at Hunslet.

His team-mate Kyle Kesik was handed a two match ban for striking with the knee.

In the Championship, Barrow forward Sam Brooks was banned for three matches for dangerous contact, while Dewsbury’s Michael Knowles handed a two match ban for a headbutt.

Newcastle’s Nathan Wilde and Workington’s Evan Simons both received two match bans for dangerous contact.

Two incidents involving referees resulted in bans too – West Wales’ Michael Holden will miss two matches following a Grade C contact with referee, and Whitehaven winger Andrew Bulman was banned for one match for using foul language to the referee.

It was a busy week for the disciplinary panel following the weekend’s Championship and Challenge Cup games.

Therefore cases from last weekend’s pre-season games involving Super League clubs will now be considered by the Match Review Panel on Monday.

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Full list of RFL disciplinary

  • Jake Wilson – Thornhill Trojans – Grade F Other Contrary Behaviour – Refer to Tribunal
  • Jake Wilson – Thornhill Trojans – Grade F Other Contrary Behaviour – Refer to Tribunal
  • Dan Parker – Keighley Cougars – Grade D Other Contrary Behaviour – Refer to Tribunal
  • Jake Wilson – Thornhill Trojans – Grade D Intentionally Stands On – Refer to Tribunal
  • Kyle Kesik – Keighley Cougars – Grade C Strikes – Knees – 2 Match Penalty Notice
  • Jo Taira – Rochdale Hornets – Grade B High Tackle – 1 Match Penalty Notice
  • Hayden Freeman – Midlands Huricanes – Grade A Dangerous Contact – 0 Match Penalty Notice
  • Nathan Wildie – Newcastle Thunder – Grade B Dangerous Contact – 2 Match Penalty Notice
  • Evan Simons – Workington Town – Grade C Dangerous Contact – 2 Match Penalty Notice
  • Michael Holden – West Wales Raiders – Grade C Contact with Referee – 2 Match Penalty Notice
  • Dan Fleming – Bradford Bulls – Grade B High Tackle – 1 Match Penalty Notice
  • Michael Knowles – Dewsbury Rams – Grade C Headbutt – 2 Match Penalty Notice
  • Joel Gibson – Thornhill Trojans – Grade B Strikes with elbow – 1 Match Penalty Notice
  • Sam Ratcliffe – Thornhill Trojans – Grade C High Tackle – 2 Match Penalty Notice
  • Travis Corion – Doncaster – Grade A High Tackle – 0 Match Penalty Notice
  • Sam Brookes – Barrow Raiders – Grade C Dangerous Contact – 3 Match Penalty Notice
  • Callum Phillips – Whitehaven – Grade A Dangerous Contact – 0 Match Penalty Notice
  • Andrew Bulman – Whitehaven – Grade B Foul language to Referee – 1 Match Penalty Notice


  • Luke Fowden – Rochdale Hornets – Dangerous Contact
  • Will Blakemore – London Broncos – Other Contrary Behaviour
  • Jordan Thompson – York City Knights – Dangerous Contact

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