United Hull clubs warn against rejecting Super League proposal ahead of EGMs

The owners of both rugby league clubs in Hull have united ahead of Friday’s EGM to determine the future of the sport’s professional league structure – warning the game outside of Super League of a bleak future if top-flight proposals for change are rejected. Adam Pearson and Neil Hudgell have been two of the most outspoken figures in the game…

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Albert Kelly hopeful of full recovery from concussion layoff in time for 2019 pre-season

Hull FC half-back Albert Kelly has expressed his frustration over a difficult 2018 spent battling concussion – but he insists he is hopeful of being fit and raring to go for pre-season training for the 2019 campaign. Kelly has not played since July after suffering a third concussion of the year, which subsequently meant he was unable to play again…

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Tigers too strong for Hull at KC Stadium

Castleford Tigers were too strong for Hull FC tonight at the KC Stadium, winning 8-28 after establishing a 0-18 lead at half-time. Hull FC came into this game desperate to atone in front of their own supporters for their disastrous 80-10 defeat by Warrington Wolves eight days earlier. They were competitive for the first 15 minutes but went behind when…

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Squad news for Friday’s two Super League Super 8s games

Hull FC v Castleford (7:45pm, KCOM Stadium, Sky Sports) Despite being beaten 80-10 at Warrington last week, injury-hit Hull FC make just one change to their 19-man squad for Friday night’s game against Castleford. Young centre Cameron Scott comes in – he replaces prop Mickey Paea, who joins the club’s lengthy injury list. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Castleford coach Daryl Powell names…

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Radford questions effort of Hull players as they slip to record defeat

Hull FC suffered the heaviest score against their name in history on Thursday night – and their coach was left questioning the efforts of his players after admitting they were embarrassed by Warrington. The Black and Whites suffered a seventh straight defeat, losing 80-10 to the Wolves as their season continued to slip away into insignificance. It is the first…

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Trinity beat Hull again

Wakefield Trinity proved themselves too strong once again tonight at the KCOM Stadium, defeating their hosts Hull FC 13-31 after having beaten them 72-10 three weeks earlier. Trinity took control in the second half after the sides were level 7-7 at the interval. Hull’s defeat conclusively ends their challenge for the Super League title, but Wakefield still have an outside…

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Hull must win remaining games before Super 8s to stand play-off chance, says Taylor

Hull prop Scott Taylor believes the Black and Whites may need to win all three of their remaining games before the Super 8s to avoid falling out of play-off contention this season. Lee Radford’s side have won two of their last five games, and they are now five points behind fourth-placed Castleford following last Thursday’s defeat to Huddersfield. Games against…

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SQUAD WATCH: All the team news for Friday’s Super League games

Leeds v Wakefield (Emerald Headingley, 7:45pm, Sky Sports) Leeds are handed a number of significant boosts on the injury front; with Ash Handley, Mitch Garbutt and Carl Ablett all returning from injury to take their place in Kevin Sinfield’s 19-man squad for the game. Anthony Mullally, Jordan Lilley and Brett Delaney miss out for the Rhinos. Meanwhile, Wakefield make a…

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