Wigan forward facing gouging charge

Drew Darbyshire

Photo courtesy of Richard Long

Wigan prop Ethan Havard has had a Grade E gouging charge referred to a tribunal.

The 18-year-old prop was sent off in the 79th minute of a recent Under-19s fixture against Newcastle Thunder.

The charge is a Grade E gouge charge of other contrary behaviour. The case has been referred to a tribunal by the match review panel.

Havard – who was born in Bulgaria – made his first-team debut earlier this year in Super League against Wakefield.

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