Monday, January 26, 2015
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Hull FC forced into changes for Widnes clash

Hull FC head honcho Lee Radford. ©RLPhotos

Hull FC head coach Lee Radford has made three changes to his forward pack for Sunday’s clash with Widnes Vikings at the KC Stadium. The Black and Whites have been hit by injuries in the front row with Josh Bowden the latest prop to be sidelined after picking up an ankle injury in last week’s defeat to Castleford Tigers. He ... Read More »

Gareth Ellis to stand in at prop for Hull FC


Hull FC’s shortage of props has led them to turn to their captain, Gareth Ellis, when they face Widnes Vikings on Sunday. The Black and Whites are without Mickey Paea (suspension), and the injured trio of Garreth Carvell, Josh Bowden and Chris Green. Iafeta Paleaasina is the only recognised prop who has a shot of being available, with Radford set ... Read More »

Hull FC hit by forward crisis

Hull FC head honcho Lee Radford. ©RLPhotos

Hull FC have been plunged into crisis in the front row, as they were hit with a double whammy of injury and suspension. Prop Josh Bowden is expected to be out of action for a month, as he has picked up an ankle injury that will keep him out of action up until Easter. He left the field during their ... Read More »

Match report: Castleford Tigers 19-16 Hull FC

Westerman taking on his former club Castleford.

In a nutshell In a tight, tense and exciting encounter, Castleford edged Hull FC thanks to a late try and drop-goal. How it unfolded First half: Hull get the perfect start, with Fetuli Talanoa scoring on his side’s first possession thanks to a lovely quick pass from Kirk Yeaman, Crooks converts to make it 6-0; the home side respond with ... Read More »

Match preview: Castleford Tigers v Hull FC


Castleford Tigers will be looking to preserve their unbeaten start to Super League XIX this afternoon, as they face Hull FC at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle. The Tigers have recorded four wins from their first four games, including a dramatic 36-31 victory over Wigan last Sunday. They have recieved a welcome boost on the injury front too, with centre Jake Webster ... Read More »

Hull FC ring the changes for Cas trip

Hull FC head honcho Lee Radford. ©RLPhotos

Hull FC head coach Lee Radford has made three changes to his 19-man squad, as they head to West Yorkshire to face the unbeaten Castleford Tigers. Tom Lineham misses out, after he sustained a long-term injury against the Bradford Bulls last week. That means an opportunity has arose for Liam Colbon, with the former Wigan and Hull KR man looking ... Read More »

Westerman loving life under Radford

Liam Watts

Hull FC back-rower Joe Westerman claims he is enjoying his rugby more than at any other stage in his career. The 24-year-old has been described by black and whites coach Lee Radford as his side’s best player so far in 2014 and Westerman says he is enjoying having increased responsibility. “I’m really enjoying it,” he told the Hull FC website. ... Read More »

Video highlights: Hull FC 44-16 Bradford Bulls


Extensive video highlights from Friday’s Super League round four fixture between Hull FC and Bradford Bulls at the KC Stadium. Click here to read our match report. 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 ... Read More »

Hull winger Lineham breaks ankle in Bulls clash

Tom Lineham. ©RLPhotos

Hull FC have confirmed that winger Tom Lineham broke his ankle in Friday’s 44-16 win over Bradford Bulls. The 21-year-old, who was named in the 2013 Super League Dream Team thanks to 14 tries in 21 appearances, was struck down in the final minute of the clash at the KC Stadium. X-rays showed a fracture to his right ankle, and ... Read More »

Match report: Shaul double helps Hull to victory over Bulls


In a Nutshell Hull FC built up a commanding 32-10 half-time lead, but the Bulls stemmed the tide in the second half for a final scoreline of 44-16 How it unfolded Bradford Bulls gave debuts to loan players Ryan Sutcliffe from Leeds and Greg Burke from Wigan, but they were unable to make much impression on Hull, even though they ... Read More »