Hull FC star dealt major injury blow

Hull FC have been dealt a big injury blow ahead of the race for the top eight, after forward Chris Tuson was ruled out for a lengthy period with a neck injury.

Tuson has gone for scans to assess the seriousness of the injury but, with just eight games remaining, it is a huge blow for boss Lee Radford, who called the injury “massive”.

“Chris has gone for a scan and we’re still awaiting results,” Radford told reporters.

“It’s likely that he’s going to be out for a while, but obviously we’ll see what comes back with that.

“It’s not the same disc, it’s a couple above it. But we’ll just have to wait and see. I don’t want to speculate at this moment in time how bad it is.

“It’ll be a massive blow to the side because over the last few weeks, he’s really finding some form and he started to show us why we brought him to the club.”

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