Hock and McGoldrick to face RFL Disciplinary Committee

Date published: Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Two Engage Super League players will face the RFL Disciplinary Committee after being charged with separate incidents in their sides’ Round 26 match fixtures at the weekend.

Gareth Hock of Wigan has been charged with two offences in the Warriors’ defeat at Warrington Wolves on Sunday: the Grade E offence of gouging and a Grade A offence of punching. Both occurred in the 80th minute and involved Warrington’s Ben Harrison.

Castleford Tigers full-back Ryan McGoldrick has been charged with the Grade B offence of striking Hull FC half-back Sam Obst in the 63rd minute of Saturday night’s fixture at the PROBIZ Coliseum..

 

Both players were charged after the incidents were viewed by the RFL’s Match Review Panel.

 

The Match Review Panel also issued formal cautions to the following  Super League players:

  • Sean Gleeson (Salford) – dangerous throw in the 66th minute on Andrew Dixon of St Helens.
  • Josh Hodgson (Hull KR) – making dangerous contact with Scott Dureau of Catalan Dragons in the 27th minute.
  • Jeff Lima (Wigan Warriors) – pulling the hair of Matt King (Warrington Wolves) in the 58th minutes.
  • Sam Tomkins (Wigan Warriors) – use of feet on Jon Clarke of Warrington Wolves (60 minutes).

 

Three Co-operative Championships players have also been ordered to appear before the RFL Disciplinary Committee. They are:

  • Jim Gannon (Halifax) – Grade B striking with the knee in the 62nd minute v Hunslet Hawks.
  • Dale Cunniffe (Swinton) – fighting in the sixth minute v Rochdale Hornets.
  • Gary Middlehurst (Rochdale) – fighting in the sixth minute v Rochdale Hornets.