Ford, MacDonald and Parker handed RFL bans

The Rugby Football League has handed suspensions to three Championship One players following hearings on Tuesday.

Workington prop Ryan MacDonald has been suspended for two games and fined £50 for use of a forearm and for foul and abusive language.

Meanwhile David Ford of Whitehaven and Gateshead's Chris Parker, also props, have received one-match bans.

Both players were found guilty of Grade B punching offences, with Ford also fined £50.