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Hull FC confirm Ellis as 2015 skipper

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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 »

Abdull: Radford turned my career around

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Hull FC youngster Jordan Abdull has credited coach Lee Radford with saving his career, admitting he was overweight and in danger of wasting his potential 12 months ago. Abdull, in an interview with the Hull Daily Mail, has revealed that Radford has had a dramatic impact on his fledgling career, saying that after being told to work hard by the ... Read More »

Leon Pryce eager to awake “sleeping giants” Hull FC

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Hull FC half-back Leon Pryce says he is motivated by the challenge of reviving the club in 2015, describing the Airlie Birds as one of Rugby League’s “sleeping giants”. Pryce has returned from a spell in France with Catalans Dragons to join up with the Black and Whites, and he told League Express that, while he is fully aware of ... Read More »

Hull FC: Westerman going nowhere

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Hull FC chairman Adam Pearson has insisted that star forward Joe Westerman is not for sale, after speculation continues to link the 25-year-old with a move away from the club. Leeds and Warrington have been linked with a move for Westerman, who has just returned from international duty with England in the Four Nations. But Pearson says there are no ... Read More »

I believe I’m good enough, says Rankin

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Hull FC half-back Jordan Rankin insists he is good enough to force his way into Lee Radford’s first team squad – and says that as well as challenging for half-back, he can compete in a number of other positions, too. Rankin enjoyed a strong first season at the Black and Whites, missing only a handful of games after arriving at ... Read More »

Hull reject Westerman to Salford links

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Hull FC have rejected speculation linking Joe Westerman with a move to Salford Red Devils, with boss Lee Radford believing the 25-year-old will have returned from international duty with England an even better player. Rumours surfaced online this week that Westerman was the latest target for the ambitious Red Devils, but according to the Hull Daily Mail, that speculation has ... Read More »

Hull FC release Steve Prescott Foundation away shirt

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Hull FC have revealed their away shirt for 2015 with a brand new sponsor adorning the front – The Steve Prescott Foundation. Prescott – who made 100 appearances for Hull across two spells, scoring over 600 points in the process – tragically passed away last year following a rare form of stomach cancer. The club will make a donation to ... Read More »

My Top Three: Hull FC’s Marc Sneyd

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In the next of our exclusive series on TotalRL.com, Hull FC half-back is the latest Super League star to select his favourite three players in his position. The likes of Craig Huby have taken a stab at it in the past – but now it’s Sneyd’s turn to tell us who the three half-backs are he enjoys watching more than ... Read More »

Marc Sneyd relishing half-back competition at Hull FC

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Marc Sneyd believes the large number of half-backs on the books at Hull FC next season will bring the best out in all of them and says he enjoys the competition. The 23-year-old, who joined the Black and Whites from Salford via a season-long loan with Castleford, is one of five specialist halves battling for a starting spot in Lee ... Read More »

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