All rugby league fans wait eagerly on Monday afternoon to find out the results of the Disciplinary Match Review Panel from the round of Super League games just gone.
All in all, a mammoth 13 players were charged and banned from the last round, including Hull FC’s Jake Connor who has been banned for one match after being charged with a Grade A Other Contrary Behaviour.
However, although that was the charge, the intricate details of what actually happened were not revealed.
After being contacted by Serious About Rugby League, an RFL spokesperson revealed that Connor has been banned for ‘slamming an opponent’s head into the ground’ on two separate occasions, meaning he will sit out for this week’s home game at the MKM Stadium against Wakefield Trinity.
With that in mind, Sky Sports have created a new program called ‘The Detail’ which is set to premiere on Friday night at 7pm, with Connor attending.
Sky Sports Rugby League posted this on their Twitter page: “Jake ‘The Snake’ Connor joins Jon Wells at the touchscreen for an extended in-depth look at his playing style and persona – plus the future ambitions one of Super League’s biggest stars.”
🚨New programme alert!🚨
Super League: The Detail📈🧬
Jake ‘The Snake’ Connor joins Jon Wells at the touchscreen for an extended in-depth look at his playing style and persona – plus the future ambitions one of Super League’s biggest stars.
📺Sky Sports Action – Friday, 7pm pic.twitter.com/RONZBXybxB
— Sky Sports Rugby League (@SkySportsRL) August 16, 2022
The Sky Sports program also said it will touch upon the future ambitions of Connor who, earlier this year, was linked with a move to NRL side Canberra Raiders.
But, the main part of the program will see the maverick fullback talk about his playing style and persona – something which has made him both loved and hated by fans and rivals alike.
Of course, there is no doubting Connor’s talent so it will be interesting to see what he has to say about himself, particularly his persona and the nickname ‘Jake the Snake.
And, as ever, Sky Sports analyst Jon Wells will be a great host in front of the touch screen as he usually is when live after a Sky game.