Radford insists Castleford are still ‘catchable’ despite defeat

Hull FC can still catch Castleford at the Super League summit: that’s the view of Black and Whites coach Lee Radford despite their narrow defeat to the league leaders on Friday. Hull are now nine points adrift of the Tigers following their first loss to Daryl Powell’s side this year. Castleford are eight points adrift of their nearest contenders, second-placed…

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A combined Castleford and Hull 13 ahead of Friday’s showdown

They don’t get much bigger than tonight’s huge top-of-the-table showdown between league leaders Castleford and second-placed Hull FC. So in true TotalRL fashion, we thought we’d stir up some debate by asking of the 19-man squads named by both sides, which players from each team would make a combined XIII? Get ready to argue with us.. Fullback: Zak Hardaker (Castleford)…

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Radford hopeful Hull have learned lessons from 2016 ahead of crunch Cas clash

As they prepare for a huge top-of-the-table showdown with the league leaders Castleford tonight, Hull coach Lee Radford is hopeful his side have learned key lessons from last season as they look to show the world they are bonafide contenders for the Super League title tonight. After making history under the Wembley arches last August, Hull’s league campaign quickly fell…

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Shaul double helps Hull beat Wakefield

Jamie Shaul recorded a brace as Hull FC eased past fellow top four hopefuls Wakefield Trinity 40-18.   Mahe Fonua and Craig Huby were sinbinned for Hull and Wakefield respectively after a scoreless opening 15 minutes. The extra room allowed Shaul to cross for the opening try of the game before Fetuli Talanoa brought the hosts into double figures. James Batchelor…

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

Leeds v Castleford (8pm, Sky Sports) Rob Burrow and Jamie Jones-Buchanan return to the fray for Leeds as they take on league leaders Castleford this weekend. The experienced duo missed last week’s victory against Featherstone due to injury, but both are included here. Ashton Golding also has a chance of returning. There is a blow for Castleford with captain Michael…

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Hull ease to victory at Salford

Albert Kelly scored two tries as a weakened Hull FC moved back into the top four with a 34-10 win at second-placed Salford Red Devils. Hull were without Danny Houghton, Marc Sneyd and Gareth Ellis but they hit the ascendancy in the first half as Fetuli Talanoa and Kelly’s brace saw them move into a 16-point lead within 30 minutes. Danny Washbrook touched down FC’s fourth…

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Hull FC mourn passing of former coach Arthur Bunting

Hull FC have revealed that former record breaking coach, Arthur Bunting, has passed away at the age of 80. Bunting is generally regarded as the club’s greatest-ever coach, guiding the Airlie Birds to just about every trophy and major final available between 1978 and 1985. Most notably, he was at the helm of the world record-breaking season that saw Hull win every…

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