Hull KR have lost their appeal from Joel Tomkins’ ban, along with the club captain has his suspension.
The prior was provided a one-match penalty see from the Rugby Football League panel for a regular A offence of hitting during Rovers’ 20-16 home defeat by London Broncos last Friday.
An appeals board on Tuesday evening rejected his charm, but pitched the punishment, although KR were convinced of getting the decision . Tomkins was struck by a fine plus the loss of a bond that was 500.
The Wigan back rower will miss the match against Salford Red Devils that could decide the Super League future of KR, and his prohibit will be carried over to the season that is close.
Rovers are among four clubs locked in danger of relegation going into the final round of the Super League season and on 20 points.
It is the time Tomkins has been made to miss an important game this season because of suspension.
He was ruled by A prohibit from his group’s Challenge Cup quarter-final in May, they proceeded to lose from Warrington.
On that event, Hull KR proprietor Neil Hudgell explained the ban for a crusher handle as”selective justice” and accused the RFL’s disciplinary panel of”making it up as they go along”.
The governing body responded with a robust defence of its own judicial process, insisting the people involved in the disciplinary process”all bring considerable experience”.
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