Thursday 26th July 2018
Several disciplinary reports have been received and dealt with by the respective clubs since the last bulletin.
On June 30th, in a 2nd XI match Spring View v Liverpool, two Spring View players were reported by the Liverpool umpire.
Spring View CC banned the captain Barry Jones for two weeks with a further three weeks suspended until the end of the 2019 season. His offence was abuse of a junior opponent using obscene language.
The club also banned their player Andrew Bowes for one week with a further two weeks suspended until the end of the 2019 season.
His offence was repeated questioning of the umpire's decisions. Both bans commenced at midnight on Friday July 6th.
On July 7th, in the 1st XI match Leigh v Colwyn Bay, the Leigh player Ryan Housley was banned by his club for the rest of the 2018 season for inappropriate physical contact and abusive obscene language to an opponent..
In view of this ban, a further four week ban suspended to the end of the 2019 has been imposed by the Disciplinary Committee. The ban was imposed with immediate effect.
At the end of the 3rd XI match Formby 4 v Fleetwood Hesketh 3 on July 8th, the Formby player Stephen Dwyer was banned by his club for equipment abuse.
The ban of one week commenced at midnight Friday 13th July and a further one week ban is suspended until the end of the 2019 season.