NEWS: NIHL discipline update after the weekend

September 18, 2019

The disciplinary secretary for NIHL have considered the match penalties assessed in last weekend’s games and have issued the following suspensions.

Bracknell Hornets forward Michael Stratford picked up a match penalty for high sticking in the NIHL South 1 game at Slough Jets on Saturday September 14.  The player is suspended for two games and receives five penalty points.  One game of the suspension was served on Sunday September 15, he will also miss the game on Sunday September 22.

In the same game, Hornets coach Mark Saunders received a game misconduct penalty which results in an automatic one game suspension.  This was served on Sunday September 15.

On Sunday September 15, Streatham’s Adam Wood was given a match penalty for fighting in the NIHL South 1 game versus Slough Jets.  The player is suspended for two games and receives five penalty points.  Wood will miss the games on September 22 and 28.

Oxford City Stars player David Manning was given a match penalty for checking to the head in his side’s NIHL South 1 game versus Bracknell Hornets on Sunday September 15.  This offence receives a mandatory suspension of six games as well as five penalty points.  Manning will miss Oxford’s games on September 22, 28, October 6, 13, 19 and 20.

Finally, in the NIHL National challenge match on Saturday September 14, MK Lightning’s Leigh Jamieson was assessed a match penalty for checking from behind.  This has been downgraded to a 2+10 penalty, and Jamieson is eligible to play in MKL’s next game.

All NIHL, U20 and WNIHL discipline decisions are shown on the Discipline section of the EIHA website.

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