Trinity beat Hull again

Wakefield Trinity proved themselves too strong once again tonight at the KCOM Stadium, defeating their hosts Hull FC 13-31 after having beaten them 72-10 three weeks earlier. Trinity took control in the second half after the sides were level 7-7 at the interval. Hull’s defeat conclusively ends their challenge for the Super League title, but Wakefield still have an outside…

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Hull must win remaining games before Super 8s to stand play-off chance, says Taylor

Hull prop Scott Taylor believes the Black and Whites may need to win all three of their remaining games before the Super 8s to avoid falling out of play-off contention this season. Lee Radford’s side have won two of their last five games, and they are now five points behind fourth-placed Castleford following last Thursday’s defeat to Huddersfield. Games against…

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SQUAD WATCH: All the team news for Friday’s Super League games

Leeds v Wakefield (Emerald Headingley, 7:45pm, Sky Sports) Leeds are handed a number of significant boosts on the injury front; with Ash Handley, Mitch Garbutt and Carl Ablett all returning from injury to take their place in Kevin Sinfield’s 19-man squad for the game. Anthony Mullally, Jordan Lilley and Brett Delaney miss out for the Rhinos. Meanwhile, Wakefield make a…

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Radford critical of Hull players – and man of the match award! – after Huddersfield loss

Hull coach Lee Radford pulled no punches after watching his side slip to defeat at Huddersfield – being critical of both his own players and the man of the match award handed to one of his own players. The Black and Whites have just two wins from their last five games, and their play-off hopes were dented following the 29-18…

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Hull back-rower Mark Minichiello agrees new one-year deal with Black and Whites

Mark Minichiello has signed a one-year contract extension at Hull FC, keeping him at the club until the end of the 2019 season. The 36-year-old has become the latest member of Lee Radford’s side to agree a new contract with the Black and Whites, meaning the Italian international will enter a fifth season with Hull FC in 2019. He has made…

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SQUAD WATCH: All the team news for Friday’s Super League games

St Helens v Wakefield (7:45pm, Totally Wicked Stadium Sky Sports) The Super League leaders are unchanged for Friday’s clash with Wakefield Trinity as they look to further solidify their position at the top of the table. Wakefield, fresh off Sunday’s win against Widnes, make one change as they look to keep up the pace with the top four; captain Danny…

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Hull derbies are like ‘mini-Origin’ fixtures, says Mark Minichiello ahead of Magic clash

Hull FC forward Mark Minichiello has described the experience of the Hull derby with cross-city rivals Hull KR as something not too dissimilar to State of Origin as the two sides prepare to lock horns again this weekend. FC and KR close out this year’s Magic Weekend on Sunday, when the Black and Whites will hope to continue their assault…

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