Friday, January 30, 2015
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Scott Dureau a Hull FC target


Hull FC are set to make a bid to sign Catalan Dragons scrum-half – and 2012 Albert Goldthorpe Medal winner - Scott Dureau. The Australian was de-registered by the French club recently to make room for new signing Sam Williams, but was told he still has a future with the Dragons and is under contract until 2015. He has recently ... Read More »

Catalans beat Hull in Perpignan thriller


Catalan Dragons held off a fast-finishing Hull FC at the Stade Gilbert Brutus in Perpignan this afternoon to win a thrilling Super League contest. Hull suffered a blow before the game when their hooker Danny Houghton had to withdraw after his wife gave birth, while they were also missing Liam Watts, who had lost his passport before travelling to France. ... Read More »

Video highlights: Widnes Vikings v Hull FC


Extensive video highlights from last week’s round 16 encounter between play-off hopefuls Widnes Vikings and Hull FC… 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 choice. Read More »

Hull FC prop to miss Catalan trip for bizarre reasons

Hull FC head honcho Lee Radford. ©RLPhotos

Hull FC prop looks set to miss out on their trip to Catalan Dragons this weekend – but not through conventional circumstances. The club have been caught up in the UK’s passport fiasco, with a huge backlog of applications currently being experienced. The backlog of applicants has risen by 200,000 in the last three months to nearly half a million ... Read More »

Tom Lineham closing in on Hull FC return


Hull FC winger Tom Lineham is closing in on a return to action after suffering a broken ankle earlier this season – but he will not be rushed back into the side. Lineham suffered the horrendous injury in round four of the season against Bradford, and looked set for a swift return to action a couple of weeks ago. However, ... Read More »

Hull FC will pay for Scott Taylor, say reports


Hull FC boss Lee Radford is prepared to pay a transfer fee to prise Scott Taylor from Wigan Warriors, according to the Hull Daily Mail. The 23-year-old, who was named in Steve McNamara’s England training side yesterday, joined Shaun Wane’s side from Hull KR in 2013 and won the double in his debut season. He was signed to a two-year ... Read More »

Scott Taylor still a Hull FC target, say reports


Reports are circulating today that suggest Hull FC have not given up their pursuit of Wigan prop Scott Taylor, despite suggestions the Warriors may have activated a clause in his contract that ties him down to the DW Stadium until the end of next year. The Hull-born 23-year-old joined Shaun Wane’s side in 2013 and won the Challenge Cup and ... Read More »

Airlie Birds embroiled in contract court case

Former Hull FC full-back Shannon McDonnell. ©RLPhotos

Hull FC are being taken to court by former full-back Shannon McDonnell, who claims they went back on an offer of an extended contract. The 26-year-old Australian claims he entered talks with former coach Peter Gentle about extending his two-year deal, but new boss Lee Radford withdrew the offer. McDonnell felt an agreement had already been reached and was so ... Read More »

Match preview: Leeds Rhinos v Hull FC


Leeds Rhinos will look to cement their position at the top of Super League this evening, as they take on out-of-sorts Hull FC at Headingley Carnegie. The Rhinos can potentially open up a three-point lead with a victory, and they are boosted by a couple of big returns for the clash. Kallum Watkins returns from illness to add some strike ... Read More »