Friday, October 24, 2014
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Chris Tuson nearing Hull FC return

Chris Tuson in his Wigan days. ©RLPhotos

Former Wigan back-rower Chris Tuson should recover from a neck injury in time to make his debut for Hull FC against Bradford next Friday. The 24-year-old has returned to full contact training following an operation on a damaged disc in December, but the Hull physios don’t want him to rush his return. “I went for scans and x-rays a week ... Read More »

Lee Radford: Bradford players being offered out

Hull FC head honcho Lee Radford. ©RLPhotos

Hull FC coach Lee Radford claims Super League clubs are being offered Bradford players, in the aftermath of the West Yorkshire club’s heartbreaking off-field issues that could see them cease to exist. The former Bulls player, who lured Garreth Carvell away from Odsal despite not playing a competitive game for them, said: “Poor management has effectively put a lot of ... Read More »

Carvell ruled out of Warrington return


Hull FC prop Garreth Carvell has been ruled out of his side’s trip to former club Warrington this weekend. The 32-year-old played just 18 minutes of the Airlie Birds’ defeat to St Helens last week and has complained of soreness in his ankle, which has now swelled up. Carvell is adamant he wants to play but coach Lee Radford wants ... Read More »

Match report: Huddersfield Giants 24-24 Hull KR


In a nutshell Hull KR scored 18 unanswered points in the second half to salvage a point away at Huddersfield. The story of the game First half Danny Brough scores the first try of the afternoon after supporting a Jermaine McGillvary break and selling a dummy; Robinson adds another four-pointer three minutes later, a Brough conversion making the score 10-0; ... Read More »

Radford standing by Carvell despite legal threat


Hull FC coach Lee Radford is tipping new signing Garreth Carvell to put off-field issues behind him and perform in his second debut for the club tonight. Carvell controversially turned his back on new club Bradford Bulls last week in the wake of financial problems and could face legal action as a result. Radford doesn’t believe it will affect his ... Read More »

Carvell set to complete Hull move in next few days

Garreth Carvell. ©JoeWhitley

Hull FC are closer than ever to securing the signature of Bradford prop Garreth Carvell. Indeed, the former Great Britain star, 32, was spotted at the East Yorkshire side’s training ground yesterday and is said to have been absent from the Bulls camp for over a week. He joined Bradford in late 2013 from Warrington and many hoped his experience ... Read More »

Saints and Hull to contest inaugural Steve Prescott Cup


St Helens and Hull FC will have more than just points to play for when they meet in the second Super League fixture of the season at Langtree Park on February 21. The clubs have joined together along with the Steve Prescott foundation to launch the Steve Prescott Cup, which will be awarded to the team with the best aggregate ... Read More »

Special edition programme at today’s Hull derby

Gareth Ellis. ©RLPhotos

A special edition match-day supplement called The Derby will be on sale to supporters attending today’s clash between Hull FC and Hull KR. The one-off special issue takes a close look at one of the biggest rivalries in sport as well as offering all the latest news and interviews from the Black and Whites camp. It has 68 pages of ... Read More »

Lee Radford hails Gareth Ellis impact

Gareth Ellis is set to complete his first full pre-season for over a decade, and Hull coach Lee Radford believes it is not only the 32-year-old who will reap the rewards. Injuries and international representation have hampered the second-rower’s preparation in recent years. “It’s Gareth’s first pre-season for something like ten years and, as he will tell you himself, he ... Read More »

Paul Cooke to face familiar foe

Doncaster coach Paul Cooke and his close friend Lee Radford will both make their senior coaching debuts this Sunday. And they will make their debuts against each other. The former Hull FC team-mates and East Hull coaches will be on opposite sides when Doncaster take on the Black and Whites in a pre-season friendly. It will be the first official ... Read More »