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Disciplinary Sanctions and Procedures

The Competitions and Disciplinary Committee (CDC) is an independent body chaired by Chloe Fordham.  

The committee’s function is to rule on any cases where the EHA rules have been broken.  This can include:

  • Referee's reports citing players/officials for infringements during competition.  
  • Infringements by clubs
  • Infringements by a club's officials
  • Infringements by a club's supporters. 

To view the Disciplinary Procedures 2017/18 document please click here 

2017-18 Sanctions

Member Sanctions;

  • London GD II: Player infraction: Two-match ban
  • Oxford University: Player received red card followed by blue card: Automatic one-match ban 
  • Brighton Starlings: Player received blue card: Automatic one-match ban
  • NEM Hawks: Player received blue card: Automatic one-match ban
  • Reading: Player received blue card: Automatic one-match ban
  • Carshalton Titans: Player received blue card: Automatic one-match ban
  • Reading: Player received blue card: Automatic one-match ban
  • Essex: Player: Automatic one-match ban
  • Bath University: Player received blue card: Automatic one-match ban
  • Brighton: Player received blue card: Automatic one-match ban
  • Islington: Five men's team players fielded ineligibly receive three-match ban
  • Islington: 11 women's team players fielded ineligibly receive three-match ban
  • London Angels: 2 under-19 players receive one-match ban.
  • London GD: Player receives one-match ban
  • London GD: Player receives one-match ban
  • Warrington Wolves: Player receives one-match ban
  • London Angels: Unlawful use of force: Player banned for three matches and fined £50
  • London Angels: Unsportsmanlike behaviour: Player banned for two matches 
  • Olympia: Player suspended for two matches and fined £30
  • Olympia: Player suspended for two matches and fined £30

Club Sanctions;

  • London Angels: Missing an under-19 weekend - Fine £60
  • London Lions: Missing an under-16 weekend - Fine £65
  • Nottingham: Missing an under-16 weekend - Fine £100
  • Thames: Missing an under-16 weekend - Fine £100
  • University of Bath: Cancelling Men's Regional League South West game - 10-0 defeat. Bond used to pay cost of court and referee costs. A further bond shall be paid prior to the team's next match. The team is suspended until that bond is paid.
  • Deva: Fielding an ineligible player against Liverpool - Fine £100. Player banned for five matches. 10-0 win awarded to Liverpool
  • Medway Dragons: Withdrawing from National Cup fixture against Brighton - Payment of two hours of hall costs and any referee expenses that were required to be paid. Payment to be made through the bond system and new bond to be paid by the club.
  • Deva: Forfeited match against Manchester - Deva lose 10-0. No point awarded. Deva to cover any costs incurred by Manchester eg Hall hire
  • NEM Hawks: Fielding ineligible player against Olympia - NEM Hawks lose 10-0 and appropriate number of points awarded. Player suspended for three matches. Suspension commences on completion of player registration. NEM Hawks fined £100.
  • University of Leeds: Forfeited match against Liverpool - University of Leeds lose 10-0. No point awarded.
  • University of Warwick: Forfeited match against Loughborough University -  University of Warwick lose 10-0. No point awarded. University of Warwick to cover the cost of any hall fees/referee fees incurred by Loughborough University.
  • Leeds Beckett University: Forfeited match against Liverpool: Leeds Beckett University lose 10-0. No point awarded. Leeds Beckett University to cover the cost of hall hire incurred by Liverpool.
  • South Wales: Forfeited match against Poole Phoenix: South Wales lose 10-0. No point awarded. South Wales to cover cost of hall hire incurred by Poole Phoenix.
  • Islington: Fielding ineligible players: Islington fined £500.