London Broncos’ James Cunningham charged by RFL for alleged racist remark to Hull KR’s Mose Masoe

London Broncos' James Cunningham charged by RFL for alleged racist remark to Hull KR's Mose Masoe

London Broncos hooker James Cunningham has been charged over a racial abuse allegation and could face a suspension of at least eight weeks.
The allegation was reported by Telegraph Sport following London’s win over Hull KR on September 6, with the matter now referred to a disciplinary panel after an initial Rugby Football League investigation.
Rovers prop Rob Mulhern made a complaint on behalf of team-mate Mose Masoe and referee James Child placed the incident on report and it was referred to the RFL’s match review panel.
Following a subsequent investigation, Cunningham has now been charged with Grade F use of unacceptable language. It is the most serious offence under rule 15.1(f) and relates to “verbal abuse based on race, colour, religion, gender, sexual preference, disability, national or ethnic origin or any other form of unacceptable behaviour or language”.
Cunningham went on to play in London’s final match of the season a week after the allegation was made – a defeat by Wakefield that confirmed their relegation from Super League.

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