Lineham and Abdull facing long bans over inappropriate contact

Tom Lineham. Credit: RL Photos

Warrington Wolves winger Tom Lineham and Hull KR halfback Jordan Abdull will both face the tribunal to answer charges of Other Contrary Behaviour.

Lineham was charged at Grade F after his tackle on Alex Foster, while Abdull was charged at Grade D after the incident with James Bentley.

Both cases will be heard tomorrow.


Elsewhere, St Helens centre Kevin Naiqama and Leeds Rhinos forward Alex Sutcliffe have both been given two-match penalty notices.

Naiqama was punished for a high tackle on Kane Linnett, for which he ended up in the sin bin, and Sutcliffe was punished for Dangerous Contact.

Rhinos hooker Brad Dwyer will also recieve a one match ban for a shoulder charge. Castleford Tigers forward Adam Milner also gets one game for use of the knees.

Finally, Huddersfield Giants centre Leroy Cudjoe has been cautioned for a Dangerous Throw.

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