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Rovers star Thackeray handed two-match ban

Anthony Thackeray misses Featherstone's next two matches.
Anthony Thackeray misses Featherstone's next two matches.

FEATHERSTONE Rovers half-back Anthony Thackeray has been handed a two-match ban by the RFL disciplinary panel.

He submitted an early guilty plea after being charged with an intentional trip in the recent Kingstone Press Championship game against London Broncos.

He misses Sunday’s home Challenge Cup fifth round tie against Oldham and home league match against Sheffield Eagles the following Sunday.