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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Rawsthorne keen to keep impressing after Hull FC double

Hull FC might have fallen to a third straight defeat when they went down to Catalans on Monday, but one overriding positive was the performance of youngster Nick Rawsthorne. The 21-year-old capped just his second Super League appearance with two tries in France and was named as the club’s official man of the match. Youngster @NickRawsthorne grabbed a double last…

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Centurions shock Hull

Leigh Centurions stunned high-flying Hull FC to boost their top eight hopes with a 26-22 victory. Matty Dawson went over to give the Centurions an early lead at the KCOM Stadium before Jamie Shaul brought Hull level midway through the half. Dawson doubled his and Leigh’s tally four minutes after they had been pegged back before Atelea Vea extended the…

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Talking points ahead of Friday’s Super League action

Do Widnes stand any chance against the league leaders? On paper, it looks a daunting task for Widnes at Castleford this evening. There’s no Joe Mellor, no Tom Gilmore, Rangi Chase is ineligible.. long story short, they are doing it tough with injuries as things stand. Therefore, the prospect of going to face the league leaders at a ground where…

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SQUAD NEWS: All the team news for Friday’s Super League action

Castleford v Widnes Daryl Powell makes three changes to his squad for Friday’s game against Widnes. Alex Foster, Junior Moors and Jake Webster are all rested, with Joel Monaghan, Ben Roberts and Kevin Larroyer all coming into the fray. Chris Bridge is a notable returnee for Widnes, but there is still no Joe Mellor or Tom Gilmore. Castleford squad: Hardaker,…

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Talking points for day one of the 2017 Magic Weekend

The Rangi Chase impact.. There’s little doubting what the biggest story is in the opening game of Magic Weekend. Rangi Chase’s exit from Castleford was confirmed on Monday but surely few would have imagined he would end up at Widnes. He gets an immediate chance to show Vikings fans what he can do on Saturday – and as a former…

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