Radford believes Hull can provide sustained success at long last

Hull FC coach Lee Radford believes Saturday’s Challenge Cup final with Warrington Wolves could be the first of many appearances in major finals in the coming years. The squad Radford has assembled is believed to be one of the club’s most talented and capable of major honours in years. With a host of overseas imports combined with fine young British…

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Ashton Sims prepares for his debut final at the age of 31

NRL play-off semi-finals, a Challenge Cup semi and defeat in the last four of the World Cup twice: it probably wouldn’t be an over-exaggeration to call Ashton Sims one of the game’s unluckiest players. He has fallen at the final hurdle so many times it’s easy to lose count – but this weekend, that all changes for the gentle giant…

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Bennett’s battles to watch at the 2016 Challenge Cup final

Although it’s strictly about club matters this Saturday when Hull FC take on Warrington, you can safely assume the new England coach will have one eye on what’s happening from the other side of the world. The chance to shine in a big game like the Challenge Cup final could be the thing that convinces Bennett one player is worth…

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Ratchford expecting cup classic at Wembley on Saturday

Warrington Wolves fullback Stefan Ratchford believes Saturday’s Challenge Cup final with Hull has all the makings of a classic. Wembley is arguably yet to see an thrilling final since Rugby League returned there in 2007. But many believe that could change this Saturday when first meets second in the capital. And Ratchford told League Express that he can’t wait to experience…

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Yeaman ready to do it all again on Saturday with Hull

Hull FC centre Kirk Yeaman insists that victory at Wembley this weekend would top the Challenge Cup success he enjoyed 11 years ago with the Black and Whites as they aim to finally end their hoodoo at the national stadium this weekend. Hull have failed to win at Wembley on eight previous occasions, but they aim to put that right this Saturday…

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Radford can see similarities between Hull and iconic Bradford sides

Although the accent firmly gives away the place of his birth, if you think of Lee Radford’s playing career and his biggest success, it undoubtedly came further down the M62 at Bradford. After starting his career at Hull, Radford left for Odsal in 1998 and enjoyed phenomenal success, most notably playing in the side who won the treble under Brian…

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Houghton aiming to put 2013 and Hull hoodoo to bed on Saturday

Hull FC hooker Danny Houghton insists that the Black and Whites are still embarrassed by their defeat in the Challenge Cup final three years ago – and says they’re desperate to put that afternoon and the club’s Wembley hoodoo to bed on Saturday afternoon. The Black and Whites will be aiming for their first win at the national stadium in…

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