Paul Aiton will miss Wakefield Trinity Wildcats’ next game after receiving a one-match suspension for making dangerous contact with Martin Gleeson.
The incident came in the 47th minute of Wakefield’s 46-10 win over Salford City Reds on Monday night and Aiton submitted an early guilty plea to the offence meaning he has avoided a disciplinary hearing.
It means the Papua New Guinea hooker will miss the game against London Broncos on June 23 at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium.
Aiton has made 35 appearances for the Wildcats since joining from Australian side Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks last year and he has scored four tries for Wakefield.
The 28-year-old has also made 39 appearances for his country, crossing the try line on one occasion.
In the same match, Danny Washbrook of Wakefield and Salford’s Jacob Emmitt also submitted early guilty pleas to charges of punching. Neither of them will be suspended but both do lose the right to submit another early guilty plea for 12 months.
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