Radford at a loss to explain Connor antics after sin-binning during Castleford loss

Hull coach Lee Radford admits he’s not sure what can be done to calm Jake Connor’s on-field antics after the England international was sin-binned for dissent during their defeat to Castleford on Thursday. The Black and Whites’ play-off hopes are now out of their own hands, after a comprehensive 44-12 loss – their fourth in five games – left them…

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Giants ease relegation fears with tense victory over Hull FC

Huddersfield Giants did themselves a huge favour tonight with a 12-22 victory over Hull FC at the KCOM Stadium, inflicting some  damage on Hull’s hopes of making the play-offs. In a tightly fought first half Hull FC scored first on 12 minutes through Jamie Shaul, who touched down a Jack Logan kick for Marc Sneyd to convert. The Giants replied…

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Minichiello admits he’s likely to retire after this season: as he prepares for 400th career game

Mark Minichiello admits a double with Hull FC is the ideal way to round off his career, after revealing he’s likely to retire at the end of this season. The 37-year-old’s contract with the Black and Whites expires in just a few months. And after five seasons with the club, Minichiello told League Express he is increasingly certain this season…

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PODCAST: The Total Rugby League Show – Episode 5

The Total Rugby League Show is back this week with a review of last weekend’s results in the Betfred Super League, Championship and League 1. We also discuss the ongoing situation at Widnes, Head Coach departures at Newcastle, as well as expansion into North America. On this week’s show, Ben Hughes is joined by League Express Editor Martyn Sadler, Rugby…

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Gareth Ellis unsure if he’ll continue playing after coming out of retirement on Sunday

Gareth Ellis has not ruled out continuing his playing career at Huddersfield on Sunday – but admits the next few days will determine whether he can go through it all again after coming out of retirement over the weekend. Ellis ended his 18-month spell in retirement during Hull’s dramatic 23-22 win at Wigan on Sunday, their first win of the…

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