Warrington forward Sitaleki Akouala banned

Drew Darbyshire

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Warrington back-rower Sitaleki Akouala has received a one-match penalty notice for Grade B dangerous contact.

The 26-year-old was charged with Grade B dangerous contact in their Magic Weekend defeat to Wigan Warriors. He has been handed a one-match penalty notice by the match review panel.

Elsewhere, Catalans Dragons duo Greg Bird and Mika Simon have received cautions for strikes with hand, arm or shoulders.

In addition, Castleford Tigers star Joe Wardle has received a caution for strikes with hand, arm or shoulder.

Akouala is set to miss Warrington’s Super League clash with Hull FC on Friday.