Sporting Digest: Rugby league

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St Helens' Vila Matautia will be suspended for Sunday's match against Bradford after being sent off for punching in an Alliance match.

Paul Forber, the Salford forward, has been found not guilty of striking an opponent during the game against Leeds last Sunday.

A four-way communication system, linking referee, touch-judges and the referees' director, Geoff Berry, will be used officially for the first time in the match between Leeds and London on Friday night.

Jay Turner, Hemel Hempstead's player-coach, has been banned until the end of the season for abusing a touch-judge in an Alliance match.

Hull Sharks have agreed to extend stand-off Paul Crook's loan spell with Oldham until the end of the season.