Thursday, October 2, 2014
Rugby League News

Hull FC

Airlie Birds sweep aside the Robins at the KC Stadium

Hull FC registered a surprisingly easy 28-0 victory over their neighbours Hull Kingston Rovers in front of 18,104 spectators tonight at the KC Stadium, almost certainly ending the Robins’ play-off hopes and making their own supporters wonder what might have been this season if they had been able to put more games like this together. And the Black and Whites ... Read More »

Hull FC prop Paea wants to end Rovers’ season

Mickey Paea

Hull FC prop Mickey Paea insists there’s nothing he’d like more than to end the play-off hopes of former side Hull Kingston Rovers tonight – by inflicting their first derby defeat of 2014. The Robins have won the two previous meetings this year, and are going in search of an elusive whitewash of victories against their bitter rivals. And Paea ... Read More »

Hull FC star Richard Whiting’s season over

Richard-Whiting

Hull FC have lost one of their key players for the remaining three games of this season, after it was today revealed that Richard Whiting will be undergoing wrist surgery. The Black and Whites have opted to send Whiting under the knife now to ensure he will be back in time for pre-season training later this year. Whiting has been ... Read More »

Gareth Ellis signs new Hull FC deal

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Hull FC captain Gareth Ellis has signed a contract extension that will keep him at the KC Stadium until the end of 2016. The 33-year-old former England international had the pick of First Utility Super League clubs when he decided to return from the NRL three years ago and opted to pen a three-year deal with the Airlie Birds. Although ... Read More »

Shannon McDonnell keen on extending Saints stay

Former Hull FC full-back Shannon McDonnell. ©RLPhotos

St Helens full-back Shannon McDonnell wants to make his deal with the Super League leaders a permanent one after impressing on his debut last week. The 27-year-old Australian penned a short-term deal in July to cover injuries after finding himself without a club. It expires at the end of this season. On his Saints debut last week, he scored two ... Read More »

I’ve failed Hull FC so far, says captain

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Hull FC captain Gareth Ellis believes his side’s lack of recent silverware means he has been a failure at the club. The former Great Britain star, 33, joined the Airlie Birds at the start of 2013 with big ambitions. “I’ve failed on my assignment here to be part of the success of the club – winning silverware or putting us ... Read More »

Hull FC weren’t ruthless enough, says Radford

Lee-Radford

Hull FC boss Lee Radford insists his side had more than enough opportunities to put Bradford Bulls away during their 34-28 defeat – a result which all but ends their hopes of making the top eight in 2014. With six points left to play for in the regular season, the Black and Whites are still five points adrift of the ... Read More »

Hull sign NRL star

Hull FC have secured their third signing ahead of the 2015 season with a move for the experienced Gold Coast Titans backrower Mark Minichiello on a two-year deal. The 32-year old has agreed deal to join the Airlie Birds for the start of the 2015 campaign, making the Italian international the third player to switch to the KC Stadium, following halfbacks ... Read More »

Hull FC to announce ‘major coup’?

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Hull FC boss Lee Radford has told local media that the club could be on the verge of announcing a ‘major coup’ in the coming days – with an international forward from the NRL set to sign on the dotted line. Radford -  who has endured a difficult first full season in charge of the club – has likened the ... Read More »

Hull FC star Hadley gets new contract

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Hull FC’s Dean Hadley has extended his stay with his home town club for a further two years, keeping him at the KC Stadium until the end of 2016. Since making his first team debut for the club in 2013, the back rower has flourished under the management of Lee Radford this season, featuring 12 times for the Black and Whites ... Read More »