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Trio Suspended Following Disciplinary Hearings

Keighley Cougars can announce the outcome of Tuesday and Wednesday evening’s disciplinary proceedings.

Josh Tonks, who was dismissed for a 36th minute challenge on Connor Robinson in the defeat to York, has been suspended for 5 games after being found guilty of Grade D Strikes with arm.

As a result, ‘Tonka’ will now not be available for selection until Round Four of the Super Eights on Sunday 20th August.

James Feather submitted an Early Guilty Plea after being charged with a Grade B Headbutt following an incident involving Adma Robinson in the 15th minute of the defeat to York.

Buster’s EGP was accepted by the Disciplinary Panel and has been handed a one game suspension and will miss Sunday’s trip to Workington and will not have an EGP available to him again for 12 months.

Hamish Barnes was charged with Grade B Tripping for an intentional trip on Kieran Moran in the 65th minute of the fixture against York.

Barnes pleaded not guilty to the charge but was found guilty and as a result has been suspended for one game and will miss Sunday’s away fixture at Workington Town.

Brad Nicholson was charged with Grade A Tripping for a reaction trip on Ash Robson in the 47th minute of the defeat to the Knights.

‘Nicho’ pleaded not guilty to the charge but was found guilty by the panel, however, Brad avoided suspension and instead was fined just £75. Barnes and Tonks were both also fined £75 by the RFL.

Josh Lynam was not charged after being reported for Grade A Stamping on Ash Robson in the 31st minute against York.

York’s Kieran Moran was charged with Grade C Dangerous Contact for a crusher tackle on Harry Aaronson which resulted in Moran being sin-binned.

The Knights forward submitted an Early Guilty Plea which was accepted by the Disciplinary Panel and he has now been suspended for 2 matches.

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