Two charged in Grand Final aftermath

Date published: Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Two players have been charged with disciplinary offences committed in the 2014 First Utility Super League Grand Final, St Helens v Wigan Warriors played at Old Trafford, Manchester, on Saturday October 11.

Ben Flower of Wigan Warriors has been charged with the Grade F offence of violent and aggressive punching/punching an off-guard opponent (Lance Hohaia) in the second minute of the match.

Hohaia has been charged with the Grade B offence of striking Flower with the forearm in the second minute. Hohaia has until 11.00am on Tuesday to submit an Early Guilty Plea.

Flower does not have the option of submitting an Early Guilty Plea and will appear before an independent disciplinary tribunal in Leeds on Tuesday evening.