Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Hull FC

Richard Horne to retire at season’s end

Richard-Horne

Hull FC legend Richard Horne has announced he is to call time on his professional Rugby League career after 16 years as a one-club man. The 32-year old made his debut for the Airlie Birds aged of 16 and has since amassed 383 appearances for his home-town club including 251 in Super League. He has scored an impressive 563 points, ... Read More »

Hull FC boss desperate to claim Steve Prescott Cup

Prescott

Hull FC head coach Lee Radford admits he is desperate to get his hands on the first ever Steve Prescott Cup tonight, as they look to overturn a 12-point deficit against St Helens in the second leg of the cup. The trophy is presented to the side which has the best aggregate score over both regular season meetings in the ... Read More »

Gareth Ellis: There’s still more to come

Gareth-Ellis

Hull FC captain Gareth Ellis is in talks with the club over extending his contract. The former Great Britain international has a year left to run on his current deal but has enjoyed a stellar season and doesn’t look like slowing down any time soon. “I’ve had some small talks with the club about what I want to do, and ... Read More »

Watts pens new three-year deal at Hull FC

Liam Watts

Hull FC front-rower Liam Watts has signed a new three-year deal with the black and whites that will keep him at the club until the end of 2018. The 24-year-old says the desire of the club to succeed in the future, and the marquee signings of Leon Pryce and Marc Sneyd, were more than enough to convince him to stay ... Read More »

Hull FC forward Tuson forced to retire

Chris-Tuson

Hull FC forward Chris Tuson has taken the difficult decision to retire from the sport with immediate effect after suffering a recurrence of a back injury. The 26-year-old joined the Black and Whites from Wigan Warriors ahead of this season, but suffered a freak spinal injury during a routine pre-season training session. Having taken no risks with the injury, which ... Read More »

Westerman: “Fortunately Sneyd is with us next year”

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Hull FC loose forward Joe Westerman believes Castleford stand-off Marc Sneyd provided the main threat for the Tigers in their draw last week, and is understandably excited by the news he will join the Black and Whites next season. The 23-year-old pivot was man of the match in the thrilling round 22 clash on Thursday, despite missing a conversion to ... Read More »

Crowd Watch: Super League fixture analysis, Round 22

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Welcome to our weekly look at the crowd figures across Super League, as we examine the attendance stats for Round 22. After our piece which detailed just how clubs were doing in terms of overall average attendances, we’ve decided to go one better and look at each fixture from the previous round – comparing it to the 2013 equivalent. We’ll ... Read More »

Tigers fight back to snatch thrilling draw

Castleford Tigers scored three tries in the last 13 minutes at the KC Stadium to snatch a thrilling draw against Hull FC that had looked unlikely for much of the game. In a game that had largely been dominated by the home side, the Tigers were trailing 18-4 in the last quarter, but they sensed they could perhaps come back ... Read More »

Hull FC: James Cunningham returns with confidence

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James Cunningham says he has returned from his loan spell with London Broncos full of confidence and that he has matured both on and off the field. The 20-year-old hooker took part in his first full week of training back at Hull FC last week after spending six months in the capital with the relegation-bound Broncos. A product of Hull’s ... Read More »

Garreth Carvell: Stand by Lee Radford

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Former Great Britain front-rower Garreth Carvell believes Hull FC fans should stand by struggling coach Lee Radford. The 33-year-old, who was released by Radford earlier this week before joining Castleford Tigers, thinks his former team-mate has been “thrown in at the deep end” and needs time to find his feet. The Black and Whites currently sit 12th in Super League, ... Read More »