Hull FC man accused of biting in tough Hull KR clash by Elliot Minchella

16-4 down to bitter rivals Hull KR, Hull FC were up against it, but things were perhaps made worse when an accusation came from Rovers’ Elliot Minchella.

Brad Fash had taken in a big run, with Minchella’s arm around his mouth.

However, Minchella posted an official complaint against Fash for biting to referee James Child.

Child didn’t see it, but took the report on board with the disciplinary expected to have a look at it.

Hull FC also suffered a major blow as Andre Savelio was taken off by Brett Hodgson with a knee problem.

This is how both teams lined up before the game:

Hull KR

1 Lachlan Coote
23 Ethan Ryan
24 Sam Wood
4 Shaun Kenny-Dowall
5 Ryan Hall
21 Rowan Milnes
7 Jordan Abdull
22 Will Maher
9 Matt Parcell
10 George King
27 Frankie Halton
12 Kane Linnett
17 Elliot Minchella
Substitutes
13 Matty Storton
14 Jez Litten
18 Jimmy Keinhorst
25 Greg Richards

Hull FC

1 Jake Connor
2 Adam Swift
3 Carlos Tuimavave
4 Josh Griffin
5 Darnell McIntosh
6 Josh Reynolds
7 Luke Gale
8 Ligi Sao
9 Danny Houghton
17 Brad Fash
11 Andre Savelio
12 Manu Ma’u
14 Joe Lovodua
Substitutes
10 Chris Satae
13 Jordan Lane
16 Kane Evans
20 Jack Brown

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