The charge against Max Green of Yorkshire Carnegie for stamping or trampling, contrary to law 10.4(b) was heard last night (19 September 2017).

The player pleaded guilty to the charge and received a three week suspension. Green is free to play again on 8 October 2017.

The incident occurred in the first half of the Greene King IPA Championship match between Yorkshire Carnegie and Doncaster Knights on 17 September 2017.

Green’s case was dealt with on the papers by RFU Disciplinary panel comprising of Sam Hillas (Chair), Alex Speed and John Downham.