29th January 2019, 19:32 | disciplinary

Disciplinary: Jake Connor

Disciplinary: Jake Connor

At a hearing of an Independent Operational Rules Tribunal, Jake Connor (Hull FC) pleaded Not Guilty to a Grade B Penalty Notice charge for Foul and/or abusive language towards a Match Official charge in match between St Helens v Hull FC on 19th January 2019.

The Penalty Notice challenge was unsuccessful and the player receives a 1 match ban and £500 fine. The Tribunal did not find it necessary to increase the suspension as they did not deem the appeal to be frivolous.

Hull FC also forfeit a £500 Penalty Notice Challenge bond.