Monday, October 20, 2014
Rugby League News

Hull FC

Tom Lineham out for a further eight weeks

Tom Lineham. ©RLPhotos

Hull FC coach Lee Radford is refusing to rush star winger Tom Lineham back into action and claims he is set to spend another two months on the sidelines. The 22-year-old broke his ankle against Bradford on March 7 and was initially diagnosed with a 12-week lay-off. However, despite not having any setbacks, Lineham still faces a further eight weeks ... Read More »

Hull perfectly poised for future, says Yeaman

Kirk Yeaman in action for Hull. ©RLPhotos

Hull FC star Kirk Yeaman is optimistic that the current crop of youngsters making their way through the ranks at the KC Stadium will see the club based in West Hull developing a reputation alongside Wigan, St Helens and Leeds as a producer of outstanding young talent. And Yeaman, 30, who made his Super League debut for Hull as a ... Read More »

Jordan Rankin looking to build Hull FC halves partnership

Jacob Miller - one half of Hull's latest halves pairing. ©RLPhotos

Hull FC half-back Jordan Rankin has called for patience as he and halves partner Jacob Miller begin to put together a long-term pairing at the heart of FC’s creative setup. The two Australians have played together in the halves for the last four outings, and have largely impressed as the Black and Whites continue to push up the table. Amazingly, ... Read More »

Paleaaesina wants regular starting spot

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Hull FC prop Iafeta Paleaaesina claims he returned from a two week spell on the sidelines as a better player. The three-time New Zealand international was dropped from Lee Radford’s side after the Airlie Birds defeated Salford 30-8, missing the round eight win over Huddersfield Giants and the Hull derby in round nine. He returned for Easter Monday’s victory over ... Read More »

Match report: Hull FC 40-4 London Broncos

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In a nutshell The black and whites were far too strong for the Broncos, extending an interval lead of 22-0 to 40-4 in wet conditions at the KC Stadium. How it unfolded Hull scored four first-half tries from Shaul, Crooks, who was recalled to the side, Thompson and Rankin, with Crooks adding three conversions against a willing but generally outclassed ... Read More »

Match Report: Hull KR 21 Hull FC 20

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In a nutshell Hull Kingston Rovers waited until the final minute of the game for Craig Hall to land a field-goal to finally kill off a strong challenge from Hull FC. How it unfolded In a game that saw several tries controversially disallowed, the Black and Whites took the lead after 12 minutes, when Jordan Rankin crossed for a try ... Read More »

Match preview: Hull Kingston Rovers v Hull FC

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The first Hull derby of 2014 takes place tonight, with local bragging rights at stake once again as Hull Kingston Rovers and Hull FC lock horns at the KC Lightstream Stadium. With the clash televised in front of millions of viewers, it is sure to be a fantastic clash as the two bitterest of rivals do battle for a precious ... Read More »

Early-season omission inspires Miller

Jacob Miller - one half of Hull's latest halves pairing. ©RLPhotos

Hull FC half-back Jacob Miller claims being left out of the Black and Whites’ starting lineup at the beginning of the season has made him a better player. The 21-year-old Australian, who joined from Wests Tigers in 2013, was not given a start by coach Lee Radford until round six against Salford and has impressed alongside room-mate Jordan Rankin ever ... Read More »

Hull FC make one change to derby squad

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Hull FC coach Lee Radford has made one change to his 19-man squad for the huge derby clash against cross-city rivals Hull Kingston Rovers on Thursday night. After a resounding victory over Huddersfield last time out, Radford has been given another boost, as half-back Richard Horne comes back into the mix for the game. He replaces Aaron Heremaia, with Horne ... Read More »

Jamie Shaul piles praise on FC forwards

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Hull FC full-back Jamie Shaul has added his voice to the praise being piled on the Black and Whites’ forward pack following their comprehensive victory over Huddersfield Giants last Thursday. Coach Lee Radford singled out Garreth Carvell and Mickey Paea in his post-match press conference and now Shaul has got in on the act. “I thought our pack were massive ... Read More »