Players banned for 29 matches after Academy brawl


21st August 2013


Fourteen players - eight from Hull FC and six from Hull Kingston Rovers - have been suspended for a total of 29 matches for their part in a brawl during an Under-19 Academy match on August 11.

An RFL Disciplinary Tribunal suspended Bobby Tyson Wilson of Hull FC and Harry Aldous of  Hull Kingston Rovers, for six and five matches, respectively, after they were found guilty of Grade E violent and sustained punching in the 80th-minute of the match..

Macauley Hallett of Hull KR was also suspended for four matches for Grade D sustained punching by the Tribunal, which also handed down a two-match ban to Hull FC’s Jansin Turgut (Grade B).

The following players were all suspended after submitting Early Guilty Pleas to punching offences:

James Cunningham (Hull FC) – two matches (Grade B)

Richard Wilkinson (Hull FC) – one match (B)

Joshua Nicklin (Hull FC) – one match (B)

Bradley Fash (Hull FC) – one match (B)

Gabriel Gatu (Hull FC) – one match (B)

Ryan Wilson (Hull FC) – one match (B)

Elliott Bulmer (Hull KR) – two matches (C)

David Harrison (Hull KR) – one match (B)

Marvin Lee (Hull KR) – one match (B)

Craig Smith (Hull KR) – one match (B)