Centurions players hit with bans

Leigh's Tom Armstrong has been banned for one game. Photo: Paul McCarthy Photography
Leigh's Tom Armstrong has been banned for one game. Photo: Paul McCarthy Photography

LEIGH’s Tom Armstrong and Kurt Haggerty have been handed bans by the RFL disciplinary tribunal.

It means both will miss this Sunday’s Summer Bash game against Featherstone in Blackpool.

Armstrong was banned for one match after being found guilty of Grade B head butting in the 67th minute of the recent win over Halifax. Armstrong, who pleaded not guilty, was also fined £100.

Meanwhile Haggerty has been suspended for two matches after being found guilty of Grade C striking in the 72nd minute of the same fixture. Haggerty, who pleaded guilty, was also fined £100.

Jamie Acton has previously sumbitted an early guilty plea so received a one match ban which keeps him out of Sunday’s game.

Dane Manning of Halifax was fined £100 after being found guilty of Grade B punching against Leigh. Manning pleaded not guilty to the offence.

Two Halifax players - Andy Bracek and Steve Tyrer submitted early guilty pleas for offences in the same game and receives bans of one and two matches respectively.

Meanwhile, Mickael Simon of Wakefield has been given a one-match ban for Grade B reckless striking with the shoulder v Leigh last Sunday.