Justin Carney charged for alleged racial abuse

Justin Carney Hull KR

Justin Carney potentially faces a long ban after been charged with Grade F “verbal abuse based on race/colour” following Salford’s game with Toronto yesterday.

The winger was sent off for the alleged slur with reports suggesting it was aimed at Toronto prop Ryan Bailey.

Carney must now attend a hearing at Red Hall tomorrow and his charge, the most severe level a player can receive, carries a minimum eight-match suspension.

Elsewhere, Hull prop Liam Watts has been charged with a Grade B High Tackle after he was sent off for the hit on Castleford’s Luke Gale yesterday.

Huddersfield full-back Darnell McIntosh is charged with Grade A Punching and Warrington forward Joe Philbin faces a Grade A charge for tripping, however he does have an Early Guilty Plea available to him.