Hull KR boss Tony Smith unhappy after Chis Atkin try ruled-out against Wigan Warriors

Hull KR coach Tony Smith felt a late Chris Atkin try which was ruled out may have been awarded if a video referee had been at the match.

Sunday, 9th June 2019, 6:30 pm
Updated Sunday, 9th June 2019, 7:30 pm
Wigan Warriors battled to a 19-18 win at Hull KR

"The importance of having video refs, they can determine games," said the former Warrington boss, after his first match in charge at the Robins ended in a 19-18 loss.

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"I'm not a big fan of video refs but it should be the same for all matches."

Smith was happy with the desire of his players, saying: "It was a good effort, there's a lot to work with there. It could have gone either way - it took a fantastic drop goal to win it."

He said centre Kane Linnett had gone to hospital to check on a neck injury, but was pretty confident he's okay.