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Robins skipper faces ban

26th February 2019, 12:34 by Nick Harris

Joel Tomkins is facing a lengthy ban after the Hull KR skipper was charged by the RFL with questioning a match official's integrity.

The former Wigan man was charged with the Grade D offence following the Robins defeat to Salford in the Super League at the weekend.

KR had looked to be in total control of the match at the break, where they lead 22-8, but they let things slip in the second half and Salford hit back to win 24-22.

Tomkins though thought he had scored a try in the final quarter only to see it chalked off and he protested to referee Liam Moore after it was disallowed, he now faces a possible five match ban if found guilty.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Nick Harris is a long-standing journalist who specialises in football and rugby league. An avid golfer, Nick also follows the major boxing fights closely.

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