RFL statement: Salford City Reds
Salford City Reds have been charged with a breach of RFL Operational Rules by fielding 14 players for a period during a Super League fixture against Castleford Tigers on Saturday April 27.
Salford are alleged to be in breach of Operational Rules B1.1, (General Competition Rules - Laws of the Game); B2:4 (Match Day Operations Manual (section D15 – Interchange)) and Operational Rule D1.8 (a) (serious or persistent breach of the RFL Operational Rules).
The matter will be dealt with by an RFL Operational Rules Tribunal which will sit on Wednesday May 8.
If Salford are found to have breached RFL Operational Rules the Tribunal panel may consider a range of possible sanctions. With limitation, these include a fine or in the case of a finding of misconduct which impinges on the integrity of the competition the deduction of competition points.