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Hull FC sweat on injured star

4th March 2019, 09:18 by Michael Holland

Jake Connor will have a scan later today after suffering a knee injury in the 28-8 victory over Huddersfield Giants, Hull FC have said

Connor, who was playing at full-back, picked up the injury just before half-time at the John Smith's Stadium, and although he re-emerged for the second half he did not last long.

Josh Griffin replaced him after just a minute and Hull FC coach Lee Radford says he will now need a scan to discover the full extent of the damage.

"Jake was a knee," Radford said after the game. "We pushed it at half-time and tried as long as we could but we just couldn't get there so we made the decision at half-time to put Griffin there and this is no disrespect to Griff but he isn't a ball playing full-back.

"That tells you how we wanted to play, we wanted to be a little bit more direct and straighten us up and he did that definitely.

"Jake will have a scan tomorrow so hopefully we'll know a bit more tomorrow."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Michael Holland is a reporter with over two decades of journalism experience. A Bolton fan, Michael often writes football articles, as well as having a strong knowledge of golf, cricket and Australian sports.

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