Updated - Catalans Dragons duo face possible eight-match bans after play-offs win over Leeds Rhinos

Catalans Dragons forwards Michael McIlorum and Joel Tomkins have been charged with separate grade F offences in last week's Betfred Super League play-offs defeat of Leeds Rhinos.

Monday, 16th November 2020, 5:48 pm
Michael McIlorum. Picture by Paul Currie/SWpix.com.

The pair have both been ordered to appear before the RFL's disciplinary tribunal and could be banned for a minimum of eight matches if found guilty.

The governing body's match review panel charged both players with 'other contrary behaviour'.

McIlorum, who is from Leeds, is accused of "interfering with an injured opponent who was on the ground after a tackle".

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Joel Tomkins. Picture by Laurent Selles/Catalan Dragonsvia SWpix.com.

He appeared to attempt to pull Brad Dwyer to his feet after Leeds' replacement hooker had been caught by a challenge across his face in the 52nd minute.

McIlorum was also charged with a grade B high tackle on Dwyer and received a one-match penalty notice, keeping him out of Friday's semi-final against St Helens.

Dwyer suffered a facial injury, but the incident was not penalised by referee Chris Kendall.

The charge against Tomkins relates to a tackle on Rhinos' Richie Myler three minutes later, which also avoided any punishment from the match officials.

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