Hull KR have dropped their appeal from Joel Tomkins’ prohibit, along with the club captain has his suspension.
The international was given a one-match penalty notice by the Rugby Football League board to get a tier A offence of punching during Rovers’ 20-16 home overcome by London Broncos.
His charm was refused by an appeals panel on Tuesday day, but awakened the punishment, although KR were convinced of finding the decision . Tomkins was struck by a #500 fine in addition to a 500 bond’s reduction.
The Wigan rear rower will miss the match against Salford Red Devils that could determine the Super League near long run of KR, and also his prohibit is going to likely be hauled into the season that is next.
Rovers are among four clubs locked at risk of relegation moving in the last round of the Super League season and on 20 factors.
It is the time Tomkins has been made to miss an important match this season.
A ban ruled him out of his team’s Challenge Cup quarter-final at May, which they went on to lose from Warrington.
On that occasion, Hull KR owner Neil Hudgell described the ban for a crusher tackle as”selective justice” and accused the RFL’s disciplinary panel of”making it up as they go along”.
The regulating body reacted with a strong defence of its own judicial procedure, insisting the people involved with the disciplinary process”all provide considerable experience”.