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Crookes charged for Magic Weekend high tackle

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Hull FC star Jason Crookes has been charged with a Grade B careless high tackle on Liam Salter of Hull Kingston Rovers in the 49th minute of their Magic Weekend fixture at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday May 17. Crookes does not have the option of submitting an Early Guilty Plea and will appear before an independent Disciplinary Tribunal on ... Read More »

Match report: Hull Kingston Rovers 38-24 Hull FC

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In a nutshell Hull Kingston Rovers avenged last year’s controversial Magic Weekend defeat to Hull FC – but they did it the hard way, after Jason Crookes was sent off with over half an hour of the game left. How it unfolded First half: The Robins were by far the better side in the opening exchanges of the contest, and ... Read More »

Match preview: Hull FC v Hull Kingston Rovers

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The second Hull derby of the season takes place on Saturday at Magic Weekend, with the Robins looking to make it a double by backing up their 21-20 win against the Black and Whites from earlier this year. However, they will be looking to avenge that controversial defeat at Magic last year, when Chris Green scored a dramatically late – ... Read More »

Magic win could kick-start season, says Hull FC star

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Hull FC forward Joe Westerman believes that a victory over rivals Hull KR can kick-start their ailing season, as the pressure mounts on the squad after their disappointing start to 2014. The Black and Whites are inside the play-off places on points difference alone – ironically just one place above their bitter rivals at Hull KR. However, whilst Westerman – ... Read More »

Rankin could be Radford’s secret weapon on Saturday

LOOKING FOR A CHANGE: Lee Radford plans to mix his team up for Magic Weekend

Hull FC coach Lee Radford has hinted he is going to bring back Jordan Rankin into his side for Saturday’s Hull derby at Magic Weekend. The former Gold Coast star, 22, has been a regular starter for the Airlie Birds in 2014 but was dropped for last week’s 44-16 loss against Wigan. With derby experience under his belt, Radford thinks ... Read More »

Joe Westerman: Hull FC form a “joke”

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Hull FC loose forward Joe Westerman has described his side’s latest run of poor performances as a “joke”. The Airlie Birds let a comfortable lead slip to lose against Wakefield Wildcats before getting thumped by an under-strength Wigan side last week. The Black and Whites take on cross-city rivals Hull KR at Magic Weekend and Westerman is hoping for a ... Read More »

Video highlights: Hull FC 16-44 Wigan Warriors

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How it unfolded First half: Wigan raced into a 20-6 lead at HT courtesy of scores from Dan Sarginson, Anthony Gelling and Jack Hughes, with Hull’s score coming from Gareth Ellis. Second half: Joe Burgess extended Wigan’s lead before Jamie Shaul pulled one back. However, a second from Sarginson made it 30-6 before Gelling grabbed his second and Manfredi scored. ... Read More »

Match report: Hull FC 16-44 Wigan Warriors

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In a nutshell Wigan inflicted yet another home defeat on Hull FC with a heavy win. How it unfolded First half: Wigan raced into a 20-6 lead at HT courtesy of scores from Dan Sarginson, Anthony Gelling and Jack Hughes, with Hull’s score coming from Gareth Ellis. Second half: Joe Burgess extended Wigan’s lead before Jamie Shaul pulled one back. ... Read More »

Match preview: Hull FC v Wigan Warriors

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Hull FC will be looking to get back on track after their shock defeat to Wakefield tonight, as they take on Wigan Warriors at the KC Stadium. It has been a busy week for the Black and Whites, with boss Lee Radford admitting his recruitment plans are being hindered by the side’s stuttering form so far in 2014, and Radford ... Read More »