Radford full of praise for opposite number Chester ahead of huge Hull-Wakefield clash

Hull FC coach Lee Radford believes opposite number Chris Chester has produced the “coaching job of the year” – but he hopes to put a major dent in his and Wakefield’s top-four hopes tonight. The Black and Whites know victory tonight will go a long way to securing a play-off place, at the expense of Trinity to boot, who have…

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Wigan go third after victory at 12-men Hull

Wigan Warriors fought off a gutsy comeback from 12-men Hull FC to move into third place with a 30-22 win. Marc Sneyd knocked over an early penalty before tries for Oliver Gildart and Mahe Fonua saw the game tied at 6-6. George Williams nudged Wigan ahead before Liam Watts was sent off for an incident involving Michael McIlorum with just…

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McDermott believes Hull will be better prepared to deal with Wembley this year

Leeds coach Brian McDermott admits while he is hoping Hull have still got a hangover from their Wembley win at the weekend, he believes tonight’s opponents will be better prepared to deal with the rigours of a Challenge Cup victory this season. The Rhinos aim to move a step closer to securing a home semi-final in the play-offs by beating…

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Hull FC v Wigan: Both teams’ routes to the 2017 Challenge Cup Final

Last 16 Hull FC 62-0 Catalans: Steve Michaels ran in a hat-trick as reigning holders Hull kicked off their defence of the Challenge Cup with a convincing victory against Catalans Dragons. Hull led 28-0 at half-time thanks to six first-half tries and would not ease up, running in a further 34 points after the break to cruise into the quarter-finals.…

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Taylor calls on Hull FC to become one of best sides in club’s history this weekend

Scott Taylor knows a thing or two about winning at Wembley: but this weekend, he is eyeing much, much more than that. Twice a winner in the Challenge Cup final – first with Wigan in 2013, before following that up with hometown club Hull FC last season – Taylor now wants the Black and Whites to forge their name into…

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