Garry Schofield – Why Hull FC will win the Challenge Cup

I have bad news for you Hull fans – I’m tipping you to win the Challenge Cup on Saturday! I know that will make you roll your eyes in despair, given my track record, but I simply don’t buy into the fact that Wigan are favourites for Wembley. I’m amazed at that. The Warriors have recovered from a mostly terrible…

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Hull FC v Wigan: Both teams’ routes to the 2017 Challenge Cup Final

Last 16 Hull FC 62-0 Catalans: Steve Michaels ran in a hat-trick as reigning holders Hull kicked off their defence of the Challenge Cup with a convincing victory against Catalans Dragons. Hull led 28-0 at half-time thanks to six first-half tries and would not ease up, running in a further 34 points after the break to cruise into the quarter-finals.…

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Taylor calls on Hull FC to become one of best sides in club’s history this weekend

Scott Taylor knows a thing or two about winning at Wembley: but this weekend, he is eyeing much, much more than that. Twice a winner in the Challenge Cup final – first with Wigan in 2013, before following that up with hometown club Hull FC last season – Taylor now wants the Black and Whites to forge their name into…

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Hull and Wigan name squads for Challenge Cup Final

Hull FC and Wigan have named strong squads for the Challenge Cup Final. The Black and Whites have made one change to their 19-man squad following their defeat to Huddersfield, with Steve Michaels replacing Jansin Turgut. It leaves Lee Radford with his strongest possible squad available as they look to retain the trophy. Meanwhile, Wigan have made two changes to…

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Wigan set sights on music charts with charity single

Wigan Warriors have launched a charity single ahead of this weekend’s 2017 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup Final, and it’s set to go viral. The hit, which has already amassed more than 120,000 views on Facebook, has been produced by fan Pual Holden to raise funds for Wigan Youth Zone and Joining Jack. Called “Wigan Warriors Anthem – Marching on to Wembley”, the…

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Clubb prepares for emotional homecoming at Wembley after horrendous year

Four months ago, it’s probably fair to assume Tony Clubb wasn’t really giving too much thought to walking out at Wembley this weekend. The prop recalls to TotalRL: “We played Castleford at home and I got rushed to hospital that night. During the game, I was getting pains in my back and I knew what they were, but it was…

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TotalRL’s picks for the 2017 Lance Todd Trophy: favourites and outsiders

With this year’s Challenge Cup final between Hull FC and Wigan approaching fast on the horizon, we’ve taken a look through the betting and the odds to try and pick out who could be a good bet to win this year’s Lance Todd Trophy. With the odds put forward by competition sponsors Ladbrokes, here’s some value bets for the honour…

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