Tremendous League and the RFL are to launch an investigation into the ugly scenes that marred the top of Saturday’s conflict between Catalans Dragons and Warrington in Perpignan.
Catalans duo Sam Tomkins and Michael McIlorum noticed purple after the match for his or her function in an on-field fracas, whereas tempers additionally flared within the stands, with followers attempting to climb over boundaries to get to one another.
Warrington’s Jake Mamo additionally acquired a second yellow card within the incident.
“We have been appalled to see the photographs from Perpignan, and an investigation might be launched,” learn a joint assertion from Tremendous League and the RFL.
“The scenes are alien to Tremendous League and don’t have any place in our recreation. We might be taking agency motion to make it clear this behaviour is completely unacceptable.”
A Warrington assertion defined that the membership is “working together with Catalans Dragons and Tremendous League to collect additional data”, whereas Bernard Guasch – the hosts’ chairman – mentioned: “We are actually ready for the CCTV footage earlier than making any resolution.”
Warrington’s launch added: “We sincerely consider that this behaviour doesn’t replicate the overwhelming majority of our loyal and supportive fan base following the crew in France this weekend.”
Man of the match Tomkins had created three tries and kicked seven targets as Catalans claimed a 30-10 victory.
“We’ve at all times had good challenges in opposition to Catalans each time we play them,” mentioned Warrington coach Steve Value. “It was actually disappointing how the sport completed – you don’t wish to see that, do you?”
When requested whether or not he thought…