Castleford's Rangi Chase given three-game ban

Castleford's Rangi Chase has been banned for three games after being found guilty of striking Featherstone winger Tangi Ropati.

Chase received the maximum penalty for the Grade C offence from the Rugby Football League disciplinary committee and was fined £300.

The incident, which occured in Featherstone's 23-16 win on Saturday, left Ropati with a broken jaw.

The winger faces 10-12 weeks out after having a plate put into his jaw.