Tigers star Webster avoids ban for high tackle

Jake Webster is available to play at Wakefield on Thursday.
Jake Webster is available to play at Wakefield on Thursday.

CASTLEFORD Tigers centre Jake Webster has avoided a suspension after being charged with a high tackle in Friday’s 24-22 Super League win against Hull FC.

The New Zealander, who submitted an early guilty plea, has been fined £300 for the grade A offence.

He is available to play in Thursday’s derby game at Wakefield Trinity.

Wakefield’s Keegan Hirst was fined £300 and also avoided a ban after submitting an early guilty plea for a grade A offence of dangerous contact.

Wakefield’s Reece Lyne will have his case heard at 5pm today after being charged with grade C dangerous contact.