Match review panel: Leeds Rhinos hit again as latest charges are revealed

The RFL's match review panel have issued their latest list of charges.

By Peter Smith
Monday, 14th March 2022, 3:01 pm
Matt Prior. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com.
Matt Prior. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com.

Leeds Rhinos will be without prop Matt Prior for Friday's game at Salford Red Devils after he was handed a one-match penalty notice.

Prior was charged with a grade B reckless high tackle after being sin-binned during last Thursday's defeat by Hull FC.

Hull's Kane Evans, who was also shown a yellow card, received a two-match penalty notice for a similar offence.

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Hull's Kane Evans, top, tackles Rhinos' Jack Walker, along with teammate Ligi Sao. Picture by Allan McKenzie\SWpix.com.

No charges were issued following Castelford's loss at Huddersfield when four players - Tigers' Jake Trueman and George Lawler, plus Danny Levi and Jermaine McGillvary of Giants - were sin-binned.

Ellis Robson. of Toulouse, was charged with grade B dangerous contact over a 'crusher' tackle against Wakefield Trinity and suspended for one match.

Other charges were:

Sione Mata’utia, St Helens (grade B reckless high tackle) - two-match penalty notice.

Joe Philbin, Warrington Wolves (grade A dangerous contact, drop tackle) - zero-match penalty notice.

Brad Singleton, Wigan Warriors (grade B late hit on passer) - two match penalty notice.

Jordan Dezaria, Catalans Dragons (grade E punching) - refer to tribunal.

Kade Ellis, Wigan (grade E punching), refer to tribunal

Cautions:

Will Dagger, Hull KR (other contrary behaviour).

Gil Dudson, Catalans (other contrary behaviour).

Meanwhile, an England training session due be held at Headingley tomorrow (Tuesday) was cancelled after a “significant number of players” in the squad reported injuries from last weekend’s games.

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