Hull FC fume as Wakefield Trinity score controversial try

If things weren’t bad enough for Hull FC already against Wakefield Trinity going down 12-6, then things got even worse six minutes from half-time.

A massive Jacob Miller kick was chased hard by Lee Gaskell with the ball hitting the latter’s head.

Gaskell appeared to clean out Hull fullback Will Smith, but video referee Jack Smith believed it was a fair contest and ran the video through to the grounding.

Lewis Murphy expertly dotted down as Smith awarded the try from upstairs – much to the chagrin of the hardy Hull fans at the MKM Stadium.

Trinity almost scored another controversial try moments later, but that was chalked off due to a Mason Lino knock on in goal, but the Black and Whites put in a dismal showing in the first-half.

This is how both sides lined up:

Hull FC

40 Will Smith
32 Harvey Barron
38 Ellis Longstaff
23 Connor Wynne
25 Mitieli Vulikijapani
19 Ben McNamara
7 Luke Gale
30 Scott Taylor
14 Joe Lovodua
8 Ligi Sao
12 Manu Ma’u
13 Jordan Lane
17 Brad Fash
Substitutes
9 Danny Houghton
10 Chris Satae
34 Davy Litten
38 Matty Laidlaw

Wakefield Trinity

1 Max Jowitt
19 Lee Kershaw
20 Jack Croft
17 Lee Gaskell
27 Lewis Murphy
6 Jacob Miller
7 Mason Lino
10 Tinirau Arona
9 Liam Hood
15 Jai Whitbread
11 Matty Ashurst
30 Corey Hall
37 Josh Bowden
Substitutes
8 Eddie Battye
21 Brad Walker
22 Yusuf Aydin
35 David Fifita

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