Rugby League player banned for six matches for racial abuse

South Wales Scorpions released Tom Morgan in July due to a "breach of club discipline." Credit: South Wales Scorpions

The Rugby Football League have banned a player for six matches for racially abusing an opponent.

Tom Morgan, of South Wales Scorpions, was found guilty by an RFL tribunal following an incident during a Championship One game against London Skolars last season.

A statement read: "Morgan, who failed to respond to contact from the RFL, was found guilty in his absence of using offensive or obscene language based on race or ethnic origin against London Skolars player Lamont Bryan."

Morgan has not played for the Scorpions since a game against Doncaster on July 1.