JOSH GRIFFIN scored a hat-trick of tries to help Hull condemn his old club Salford to a fourth straight defeat.
Lee Radford’s side were 23-16 winners at the AJ Bell Stadium, where Marc Sneyd slotted three conversions, two penalty goals and a field-goal.
The Red Devils’ try-scorers were Josh Jones, Niall Evalds and Jackson Hastings.
Betfred Super League
Salford Red Devils 16 Hull FC 23
Batley Bulldogs 20 Widnes Vikings 18
York City Knights 30 Swinton Lions 20
Rochdale Hornets 24 Halifax 48
Bradford Bulls 20 Dewsbury Rams 12
Leigh Centurions 46 Barrow Raiders 30
Betfred League 1
Whitehaven 16 Hunslet 12
Newcastle Thunder 28 Oldham 22
Doncaster 44 Coventry Bears 18
Telstra NRL Premiership
Melbourne Storm 18 Canterbury Bulldogs 16
Newcastle Knights 12 St George Illawarra Dragons 13 (golden point)
Full coverage of all the weekend’s Rugby League action can be found in the new edition of League Express, which will be available online tonight from 9.30pm.