Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Hull FC new recruit Michaels dual-registered with Doncaster

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New Hull FC recruit Steve Michaels has been sent to Championship club Doncaster on dual-registration, as he bids to step up his recovery from knee issues. Michaels is yet to play for the Black and Whites since arriving from Gold Coast Titans in the off-season, and has been playing catch-up after a knee operation and then a subsequent infection in ... Read More »

I’m playing for new deal, says Kirk Yeaman


Hull FC centre Kirk Yeaman has openly admitted he is playing to try and earn a new contract with the club in 2015. Yeaman has spent his entire career with Hull, but is out of contract at the end of the coming season. The 31-year-old is fully aware he will have to earn that deal though, and told the Hull ... Read More »

Westerman back in strong Hull FC squad for derby


Hull FC coach Lee Radford has named an incredibly strong side for this weekend’s derby friendly against Hull FC, with England star Joe Westerman set to make his first appearance of 2015. Westerman was given extra time off following his time with the England squad during last year’s Four Nations, but is back in contention for the Black and Whites ... Read More »

New Hull signing struck down with infection

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New Hull FC signing Steve Michaels will play no part in the club’s opening friendly matches this weekend against Doncaster and York. The games – which have effectively become a double header after the York fixture was forced to be moved from Bootham Crescent – are coach Lee Radford’s first opportunities to see his squad in action ahead of the ... Read More »

Hull FC v Castleford rearranged


Hull FC have confirmed that their Super League Round 20 match against Castleford has now been moved to Sunday 12th July at 3pm. The match was originally scheduled for Friday 10th July at 8pm at the KC Stadium, but has been re-arranged to a Sunday afternoon game. This is to ensure the installation of new floodlights can be completed in time before Hull FC’s ... Read More »

Homeless Knights forced out of York


York City Knights have been forced to take action and re-arrange the friendly that was to take place against Hull FC at Bootham Crescent next weekend. The fixture will now be played at the Keepmoat Stadium, Doncaster, on Sunday 11th January, with a 4.45pm KO as part of a double header, with Doncaster RLFC taking on Hull FC’s young guns ... Read More »

Hull FC add depth with Howarth signing


Hull FC have handed out-of-contract hooker Stuart Howarth the opportunity to continue his Super League career after agreeing a one-year deal with the former Salford man. The Black and Whites were set to head into the new season with two home grown players at dummy half in Danny Houghton and James Cunningham, but head coach Lee Radford has moved to ... Read More »

Hull shirts snapped up by fans

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HULL FC have sold record numbers of their 150th anniversary shirts, with over 6,500 of the traditionally designed replicas sold already for the 2015 season. The heritage based 2015 home shirt, which reverts back to the iconic irregular hoops worn by numerous Hull FC sides during the club’s glory days, has has proved popular with supporters since its launch in ... Read More »

Hull FC confirm Ellis as 2015 skipper


Hull FC have confirmed that Gareth Ellis will remain their captain in 2015, with hooker Danny Houghton continuing as vice captain of the side. Ellis will skipper Lee Radford’s men for the third straight year, having first been awarded the role in 2013. And boss Radford , who called Ellis an ambassador for the game, says he will benefit from ... Read More »

Hull clubs to play for Clive Sullivan Trophy

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The annual pre-season derby between Hull FC and Hull KR will take on extra significance in 2015, as it will be the first time the two clubs compete for the Clive Sullivan Trophy prior to the season beginning. Both sides have played for the trophy since 2001, but there will now be a fixed setting for the destination of the ... Read More »