Ten Championship One players charged

Date published: Friday, August 17, 2012

Ten players from Co-operative Championship One sides Rochdale Hornets and South Wales Scorpions have been charged following an incident during their game on Sunday August 12.

Rochdale’s Gary Middlehurst will appear before the RFL Disciplinary Panel next week after he was charged with a Grade C fighting offence committed in the 40thminute of the game which the Hornets won 42-12.

Team mates Phil Braddish and Chris Hough have also been charged with Grade C fighting offences while Steve Bannister and Dayne Donaghue have been charged with Grade B fighting offences from the same incident.

Luke Kell and Nathan Mossop of South Wales Scorpions have both been charged with Grade B fighting offences from the same incident while Joe Bullock has been charged with a Grade A fighting offence.

South Wales’s Dom Crosby has also been charged with a Grade B head-butt offence while Jason Howells has been charged with a Grade C offence for entering the field of play.

All players have until 10.00am on Tuesday August 21st to submit an Early Guilty Plea.