Details of the latest discipline decisions have been published by the respective discipline heads for NIHL, u18s and womens league.

In the National League (NIHL) there have been five players suspended.  Coventry NIHL Blaze Scott Venus is suspended for two games and has five points added to his record for his spearing penalty on 14 January.  In the same game Blaze’s Zac Chamberlain was penalised for fighting and he is also suspended for two games with five penalty points added.

Solway Sharks player Ross Murray was assessed a Match penalty for checking to the head on 14 January – he too has been suspended for two games with five penalty points added to his record.

Callum Fowler of the Invicta Dynamos received a Match penalty for spearing on 14 January.  For this he was suspended for two games and has five penalty points.  The following week while still suspended, the player breached the terms of his suspension by ‘approaching the players or scorers bench or the penalty box during a game from which suspended’.  The sanction for this breach is an additional two game suspension.

Mitchell Murray of Solent Devils is currently under suspension until 23/1/18 – as in the Fowler case, this player breached his suspension by ‘approaching the players or scorers bench or penalty box’ during a game on 14 January and he also has had an extra two games added to his suspension.

All NIHL discipline decisions this season can be viewed on the Discipline section of the EIHA website.

There were also five suspensions in the U18 leagues as follows:

  • Jack Middleton (Invicta) – 2 games plus five penalty points for butt-ending
  • Tommy Huggett (Chelmsford) – 2 games plus five penalty points for kneeing
  • Cameron Gibson (Trafford) – 2 games plus five penalty points for fighting
  • Alexander Marsden (Bradford) – 2 games plus five penalty points for fighting
  • Adrian Dusznik (Guildford) – 2 games plus five penalty points for checking from behind

Finally there were a number of match penalties in the womens league last weekend.  Three players have since been suspended.

Shannon Jones of Kingston Diamonds was given a Match for kicking on 21 January.  She has been suspended for two games with five penalty points.  Sheffield’s Alison Brain received a Match for fighting also on 21 January. She too has been suspended for two games with five penalty points.  Finally Kamara Bristow of Cardiff Comets was assessed a Match for an illegal hit (bodycheck) in her game on 22 January.  She has been suspended for two games with five penalty points.

These and any future discipline decisions from the womens leagues can be found on their own page under discipline.