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5 Jul 2022

Operational Rules Tribunal – July 5

Operational Rules Tribunal – July 5

The independent Operational Rules Tribunal for July 5 heard four cases, arising from previous meetings of the Match Review Panel, as follows:

Dylan Napa of the Catalans Dragons was found guilty of a Grade D charge of striking in Saturday’s Betfred Super League match against St Helens. He has been suspended for five matches and fined £500.

Greg Worthington of Halifax Panthers has been found guilty of a Grade D charge of punching in the Betfred Championship match at Barrow on June 27. He has been suspended for three matches and fined £250.

Hull FC’s appeal against the two-match suspension imposed on Ligi Sao for Grade B “other contrary behaviour” in Saturday’s Betfred Super League match against Leeds was rejected. The two-match ban stands.

Matty Lees of St Helens was successful in challenging a charge of a Grade A high tackle in Saturday’s game at Catalans – he was found not guilty.