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Ellis: Hull FC need a winning mentality

Gareth Ellis. ©RLPhotos

Hull FC captain Gareth Ellis has called on his team-mates to develop a win-at-all-costs attitude in the wake of their 0-7 home defeat to Widnes on Sunday, which caused coach Lee Radford to schedule a crisis meeting. The former Wests Tigers and Leeds star, 32, claims the Airlie Birds can’t keep taking positives from narrow defeats and must start notching ... Read More »

Video highlights: Hull FC 0-7 Widnes Vikings


Extensive video highlights from yesterday’s Super League clash between Hull FC and Widnes Vikings at the KC Stadium. Click here to read our report. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League on the social media platform of your ... Read More »

Radford calls Hull FC crisis meeting

Hull FC head honcho Lee Radford. ©RLPhotos

Hull FC coach Lee Radford has scheduled a crisis meeting for Monday after his side went down 0-7 at home against Widnes earlier today. The 34-year-old told journalists in the post-match press conference that the performance was not one he wanted to be associated with. He was also highly critical of a group of players who made multiple mistakes. We ... Read More »

Match report: Hull FC 0-7 Widnes Vikings


In a nutshell It was a low-scoring affair, but Widnes won for the first time at the KC Stadium thanks to a try and a goal from Patrick Ah Van, and a Tom Gilmore drop-goal. Errors and penalties were aplenty due to the poor conditions. How it unfolded First half: Nightmare start from Hull – Jordan Rankin knocks on returning ... Read More »

Match preview: Hull FC v Widnes Vikings


Feka Paleaaesina, Liam Kent and Dean Hadley are brought into Hull FC’s squad for the visit of Widnes Vikings. But Josh Bowden (ankle) misses out and Mickey Paea begins a two-match ban for making dangerous contact. That is not the total sum of Lee Radford’s worries, either. His prop shortage means that Paleaaesina could be the only recognised front rower ... Read More »

Hull FC forced into changes for Widnes clash

Hull FC head honcho Lee Radford. ©RLPhotos

Hull FC head coach Lee Radford has made three changes to his forward pack for Sunday’s clash with Widnes Vikings at the KC Stadium. The Black and Whites have been hit by injuries in the front row with Josh Bowden the latest prop to be sidelined after picking up an ankle injury in last week’s defeat to Castleford Tigers. He ... Read More »

Gareth Ellis to stand in at prop for Hull FC


Hull FC’s shortage of props has led them to turn to their captain, Gareth Ellis, when they face Widnes Vikings on Sunday. The Black and Whites are without Mickey Paea (suspension), and the injured trio of Garreth Carvell, Josh Bowden and Chris Green. Iafeta Paleaasina is the only recognised prop who has a shot of being available, with Radford set ... Read More »

Hull FC hit by forward crisis

Hull FC head honcho Lee Radford. ©RLPhotos

Hull FC have been plunged into crisis in the front row, as they were hit with a double whammy of injury and suspension. Prop Josh Bowden is expected to be out of action for a month, as he has picked up an ankle injury that will keep him out of action up until Easter. He left the field during their ... Read More »

Match report: Castleford Tigers 19-16 Hull FC

Westerman taking on his former club Castleford.

In a nutshell In a tight, tense and exciting encounter, Castleford edged Hull FC thanks to a late try and drop-goal. How it unfolded First half: Hull get the perfect start, with Fetuli Talanoa scoring on his side’s first possession thanks to a lovely quick pass from Kirk Yeaman, Crooks converts to make it 6-0; the home side respond with ... Read More »

Match preview: Castleford Tigers v Hull FC

The crowd go wild at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle. ©RLPhotos

Castleford Tigers will be looking to preserve their unbeaten start to Super League XIX this afternoon, as they face Hull FC at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle. The Tigers have recorded four wins from their first four games, including a dramatic 36-31 victory over Wigan last Sunday. They have recieved a welcome boost on the injury front too, with centre Jake Webster ... Read More »