Tom Lineham out for a further eight weeks

Hull FC coach Lee Radford is refusing to rush star winger Tom Lineham back into action and claims he is set to spend another two months on the sidelines.

The 22-year-old broke his ankle against Bradford on March 7 and was initially diagnosed with a 12-week lay-off. However, despite not having any setbacks, Lineham still faces a further eight weeks out.

Radford told the Hull Daily Mail: “It looks like it is going to be another eight weeks before Tom will be back. He’s working on the anti gravity machine at the minute and we’ve got him on the bikes, but he’s still got a lot of work left to do.”

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