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August 17th

Hull FC travel to Huddersfield Giants tonight in the Super Eights.
The Black and Whites are on a five-match losing streak.

August 16th

Hull FC's Jordan Lane says the team will try to salvage a win against the in-form Huddersfield Giants.
Lane says he's received plenty of encouragement from Head Coach Lee Radford.

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Lewis Bienek has been named in the Hull FC squad to face Huddersfield, having made his debut last week.
Mark Minichiello and Dean Hadley could also return for the Black and Whites for the trip to West Yorkshire on Friday.

August 15th

Hull FC have named Mark Minichiello and Dean Hadley in their 19-man squad to face Huddersfield Giants.
Lewis Bienek is also named after his debut last week.
The Black and Whites travel to the West Yorkshire side on Friday.

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Hull FC's Jamie Shaul says the Black and Whites are expecting a tough test against Huddersfield Giants in the Super Eights on Friday.
The Airlie Birds are looking for their first win in six, while hosts the Giants have only been defeated once in their last 9 matches.

August 14th

Hull FC's Sika Manu says they need a spark to reignite their season after defeat to Wakefield last week.
Huddersfield are the opponents on Friday as the Black and Whites look to break a run of five straight defeats.

August 13th

Hull FC head coach Lee Radford's blamed his side's poor territory against Wakefield for the 31-13 defeat.
The Black and Whites went into the second-half level, but the visitors ran away with the scoreline in the closing stages.

August 10th

Hull FC's Head Coach Lee Radford says the two-week break has allowed the squad to recharge.
The Black and Whites face Wakefield Trinity tonight in the Super Eights, who won 72-10 against FC last month.
Radford says motivation won't be an issue.

August 9th

Hull FC Head Coach Lee Radford says his side won't struggle to find motivation ahead of tomorrow's Super Eight's encounter with Wakefield.
The Black and Whites were beaten 72-10 by Wakefield last month.
Radford says they've prepared well.

August 1st

In the Super Eights, Hull FC will host Wakefield Trinity in their opener followed by a trip to Huddersfield.

July 27th

It's derby day tonight with both Hull KR and Hull FC looking to bounce back from defeats last week.
For the black and whites a win would guarantee a fifth placed finish ahead of the Super Eights.
Something Lee Radford says they can be proud of taking into account the injuries they've had this season.

July 26th

Hull FC's Scott Taylor, Josh Bowden, Danny Washbrook and Jack Brown all had new deals confirmed yesterday.
Vice-captain Taylor signs a five-year deal, taking him up to the end of the 2023 season.

July 25th

England rugby league prop forward Scott Taylor's signed a new five-year contract with Hull FC.
It keeps him at the Super League club until 2023.
He's the third player to sign a new deal with Hull today, after veteran utility player Danny Washbrook and prop Josh Bowden.

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Hull FC's Scott Taylor says it would be a dream to true to play for England at the KCOM Stadium.
Taylor has been named in the performance squad for the second stage of the season, and could face New Zealand at his home stadium.

July 24th

Hull FC's Brad Fash has been called up to the England Knights Performance squad for the first time. 
The 31-man squad also includes FC's Dean Hadley, Jamie Shaul and Masi Matongo, and KR's Chris Atkin. 
The squad will take on Papua New Guinea in two matches later this year. 
Black and Whites duo Jake Connor and Scott Taylor are in the Elite Performance Squad. 

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Hull FC's Danny Houghton says he was embarrassed to be part of the heavy defeat to Wakefield Trinity at the weekend.
Hull were beaten 72-10 on Sunday, and the Black and Whites captain says he wants to repair some of the damage against Hull KR on Friday.

July 23rd

Hull FC's head coach says he takes full responsibility after the Black and Whites 72-10 defeat at Wakefield yesterday.
Lee Radford says he rolled the dice with four or five players in regards to fitness, which didn't work.
He's apologised to the fans and says they'll be working hard to restore pride against Hull KR on Friday.

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Hull FC Head Coach Lee Radford is looking to restore some pride following yesterday's 72-10 defeat to Wakefield Trinity.
The Black and Whites take on Hull KR on Friday.

July 20th

Hull FC coach Lee Radford is not playing down the importance of Sunday's trip to Wakefield.
The Black and Whites opposition are three points behind them in the league with 2 games of the regular season remaining.

July 18th

Hull FC's Mickey Paea says the nine-day break between games will them the squad a chance to recover.
The Black and Whites injury problems were deepened this week, after it was revealed that Jake Connor will miss the rest of the season with a hamstring tear.

July 17th

Hull FC will be without Jake Connor for the rest of the season, after he suffered a high grade hamstring tear.
Head coach Lee Radford urged his team to keep fighting, despite a remarkable injury list.

July 13th

Hull FC's Bureta Faraimo says he's feeling confident heading into tonight's game against table-toppers St Helens.
Faraimo says the side need to show more energy than they did against Huddersfield though, if they are to pick up a win.

July 12th

Hull FC's Jordan Abdull says he hopes to have a big impact on his return from injury.
The 22-year-old is expected to play against St Helens on Friday night, a few months after breaking his leg against Catalan Dragons.

July 11th

Hull FC's Lee Radford has announced his 19 man squad ahead of Friday's clash with Saint Helens.
Jordon Abdull is back after injury, but Jaime Shaul remains sidelined following the foot injury he got against Widness a fortnight ago.

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Hull FC's Josh Griffin has signed a two-year contract extension, keeping him with the club until the end of 2021.
Griffin said he was looking forward to returning from injury in the coming weeks.

July 6th

Hull FC's coach Lee Radford says his team underperformed in their 29-18 loss to Huddersfield Giants last night.
He says the best team won and that penalties cost his side.

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Hull FC were beaten 29-18 by the in-form Huddersfield Giants last night.
The Giants had only lost one of their last eight games going into the match.

July 5th

Hull FC's Sika Manu has signed one-year contract extension, keeping him at the club until the end of 2019.
Manu says he enjoys playing under Head Coach Lee Radford, and wants to help the club push for a Grand Final appearance.

July 4th

Hull FC's Mark Minichiello has signed a one year extension at the Black and Whites, keeping him at the club until the end of the 2019 season.
He says that although he's enjoyed success in the challenge cup, he is eager to add a Grand Final ring to his collection of honours.

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Hull FC's Bureta Faraimo says he's thankful for the supply that has helped him score 14 tries this season.
The USA International says his confidence is high after scoring eight tries in his last four Super League games.

July 3rd

Hull FC's Chris Green has recovered from an elbow infection and has been named in Lee Radford's squad to face Huddersfield Giants on Thursday.
The Airlie Birds will be without Sika Manu who is serving the first game of his three-match suspension.

July 2nd

Hull FC Head Coach Lee Radford says he was pleased to see his side finish the game well against Widnes Vikings.
The Black and Whites won 31-24 on Friday night.
Meanwhile, Jake Connor has signed a new three-year deal, taking his contract up to 2021.

June 29th

Hull FC Head Coach Lee Radford says his team is ready to go after a 13-day break.
The Black and Whites were beaten by Wigan Warriors in their last match.
Radford wants an improved team performance against Widnes Vikings tonight.

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Hull FC Head Coach Lee Radford says the team can't afford to be complacent when they host Super League's bottom side Widnes Vikings tonight.
It's as the Black and Whites return to action after a week off for international rugby.
Radford says the break has benefited the group mentally and physically.

June 28th

Hull FC Head Coach Lee Radford says Jake Connor will feature against Widnes Vikings tomorrow, despite picking up a knock.
Connor and Scott Taylor both featured for England against New Zealand.
Radford says the pair performed well in the United States.

June 27th

Hull FC's Sika Manu, Dean Hadley and Jamie Shaul all return to the 19-man squad to face Widnes Vikings on Friday.
Jake Connor and Scott Taylor return from England duty to take their place in the squad.

June 25th

Hull FC's Jake Connor says he's hungry for more international rugby after marking his England debut on Saturday night.
He came off the bench mid-way through the first half setting up two tries and scoring an impressive solo effort in the 36-18 win over New Zealand in America.
The Black and Whites Scott Taylor also put in an impressive performance in the victory.

June 21st

Hull FC's Jake Connor says any nerves about playing for England have now disappeared.
He says his teammate Scott Taylor has helped him settle into the camp.

June 20th

Hull FC's Jake Connor looks set to make his international debut having been named in the 17-man England squad to face New Zealand.
He's joined in Wayne Bennett's squad for the match in Denver by fellow Airlie Bird Scott Taylor.
Taylor was a late call-up to the squad replacing George Burgess who dropped out through injury.

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Hull FC's Bureta Faraimo says the weekend break from Super League will give the team a chance to recharge.
He said that a number of the players hadn't had much time off in recent years, due to the clubs success in the Challenge Cup

June 19th

Hull FC's Scott Taylor says it's great to have teammate Jake Connor in the England squad.
Taylor is preparing to earn his fifth cap, whilst Connor is in line to make his international debut.

June 18th

Hull FC head coach Lee Radford praised his side's try line defence in their 14-10 defeat against Wigan on Saturday night.
But he says poor game management cost his side a victory.
Radford also confirmed Jamie Shaul was withdrawn at the end of the first half with a foot injury.

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Hull FC Head Coach Lee Radford has admitted that poor game management cost his side victory against Wigan Warriors.
The Black and Whites unbeaten run on home turf came to end against the Warriors on Saturday.

June 15th

Hull FC's Scott Taylor has been called up to the England squad to face New Zealand next weekend.
Taylor replaces the injured George Burgess, and will join up with his Black and Whites team mate Jake Connor.

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Hull FC have been boosted by news Fetuli Talanoa extended his stay at the club until at least the end of next season.
The former Tongan international arrived at the club 2014, and has gone on to make over 100 appearances, scoring 55 tries.
On the pitch and the Black and Whites will be looking to make it back-to-back wins when they host Wigan tomorrow.

June 14th

Albert Kelly and Danny Houghton have both returned to Hull FC's 19-man squad.
Joe Westerman drops out of the squad for Saturday's clash against Wigan Warriors.

June 12th

Hull FC's Jake Connor says he couldn't be happier, after being named in he England squad yesterday.
The 23-year-old will head to the United States later this month to face New Zealand.

June 11th

Hull FC centre Jake Connor has been called up to the England squad to face New Zealand.
Connor could make his international debut against the Kiwis in the United States later this month.

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Hull FC head coach Lee Radford believes it is his squad depth that has helped the side maintain a strong league position this season.
The Black and Whites beat Salford 45-14 on Friday - a win which leaves them fifth in the table.
Radford says the experience some of the young players are gaining now will help in the long run.

June 8th

Hull FC's Brad Fash says containing Salford's forwards will help to the ensure victory in tonights game.
The Black and Whites return to the KCOM Stadium after a month away.

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Hull FC Head Coach Lee Radford has targeted a place in the Grand Final in October.
The Black and Whites failed to retain the Challenge Cup, but are now focusing on an Old Trafford appearance.
Tonight FC host Salford Red Devils.

June 7th

Hull FC Head Coach says he is excited to see Liam Harris make his home debut tomorrow.
The Black and Whites welcome the Salford Red Devils tomorrow night. 

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Hull FC will be without Sika Manu, Danny Houghton and Dean Hadley for Friday's visit of Salford Red Devils.
It adds to an increasing injury list which also includes long-term absentees Marc Sneyd, Jordan Abdull, Josh Griffin and Fetuli Talanoa.

June 6th

Hull FC's Joe Westerman has returned to the squad for the game against the Salford Red Devils.
Liam Harris, Jack Downs and Cameron Scott all feature in the 19-man squad.

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Hull FC's Chris Green is looking forward to returning to the KCOM on Friday night following a string of away games.
The Black and Whites will be looking to bounce back from last week's loss at St Helens when they host Salford.

June 5th

Hull FC's Chris Green says the squad will take mental positives despite exiting the Challenge Cup at the weekend.
The Black and Whites were narrowly beaten by Super League leaders St Helens.

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Hull FC head coach Lee Radford says that Danny Houghton, Dean Hadley and Sika Manu will not feature against the Salford Red Devils.
The trio all picked up injuries during the black and whites defeat to St Helens.

June 4th

Hull FC head coach Lee Radford says he was proud with his team's effort in the 25-22 loss at St Helens yesterday.
It brings an end to the Black and Whites campaign to win the Challenge Cup for the third year in a row.

June 1st

Over 1,000 Hull FC fans will be travelling to St Helens on Sunday for the Challenge Cup match against Super League's current table-toppers.
It will be a tough ask for the depleted Black and Whites squad - who are looking to retain the cup for the third year in a row.
Head coach Lee Radford says they will have to be at their best:

May 31st

Hull FC's Joe Westerman and Carlos Tuimavave are pushing to be fit for Sunday's Challenge Cup clash against St Helens.
Head coach Lee Radford says his side must be at their best to beat the Saints

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It's been revealed this year's Challenge Cup semi-finals will be played as a double header in Bolton in August.
Hull FC are looking to defend their trophy, but face a tough trip to St Helens in the quarter finals on Sunday.

May 25th

Hull FC's assistant coach Andy Last says that the side must take their chances against a well-drilled Warrington Wolves tonight.
He called for the Black and Whites to be clinical against one of the toughest defences in Super League.

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Hull FC's former Warrington Wolves loose forward Joe Westerman says he can't wait to face his former club tonight.
He says the Wolves always have quality in their side, but he's confident in the Black and Whites ability and they're going there to get the win.

May 24th

Hull FC youngsters Cameron Scott, Jack Brown and Elliot Wallis have been named in the England Academy Squad.
They'll join the squad several times throughout the year.

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13 of Hull FC's 19-man squad to face Warrington on Friday have graduated from the Black and Whites academy.
Among those include Jack Sanderson, Liam Harris and Cameron Scott.
The Airlie Birds will be without several players including Josh Griffin, Scott Taylor, Marc Sneyd and Albert Kelly.

May 23rd

Hull FC's Jack Sanderson is set to make his Super League debut against Warrington Wolves this Friday.
Head Coach, Lee Radford's revealed his 19-man squad the for game, which also includes Liam Harris and Cameron Scott who both made their Super League debuts during the Hull derby last weekend.

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Hull FC will be without Scott Taylor and Josh Griffin for this Friday's clash with Warrington Wolves.
Taylor is suffering with a shoulder knock, while Griffin could be out until the back end of the season with a knee injury.
The Black and Whites will also be without Bureta Faraimo who serves the second of his two-game suspension.

May 22nd

Hull FC's young centre, Cameron Scott, says he's still overwhelmed after making his Super League debut last weekend.
The 19 year old could be included in the squad that'll face Warrington Wolves this Friday, as the club struggles with injuries.
Josh Griffin and Scott Taylor have been ruled out of this week's game.
Griffin suffered a knee injury during the Hull derby on Sunday and Taylor is still struggling with a shoulder knock.

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Hull FC's Kirk Yeaman was pleased to come out of retirement for Sunday's victory against KR.
After 20 months out he says it was a bit of a shock to the system trying to keep up with the pace of the game.
Following an injury to Josh Griffin at the Magic Weekend, Yeaman's open to playing in the first-team squad for the rest of the season.

May 21st

Hull FC's Head Coach says Jake Connor deserves a spot in the England Squad.
Lee Radford says he's a talent and deserves to be considered.

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Hull FC made it seven Super League derby wins in a row with a 34-22 victory over city rivals Hull KR at the Magic Weekend.
The Black and Whites head coach Lee Radford says his team looked strong in the forwards and defensively played at a resilient tempo.

May 18th

It's derby day on Sunday when depleted Hull FC and Hull KR squads meet at the Magic Weekend in Newcastle.
The Black are Whites have pulled Kirk Yeaman out of retirement for the match and have also signed former Robin Liam Harris from Doncaster, who goes straight into the squad for this weekend.

May 17th

Hull FC's Head Coach hopes they have all of their bad luck out of the way for the season.
It's as the side struggles with a number of injuries, including Josh Bowden who's expected to be out for the rest of the season after damaging his knee ligaments last week.
Lee Radford says they may be down on numbers but he's loving the challenge.

May 16th

Scott Taylor and Mickey Paea could return to Hull FC's squad to face city rivals KR  for this Sunday's Magic Weekend derby.
It's also been revealed Jack Logan could feature, but the Black and Whites will be without a host of players including Marc Sneyd, Albert Kelly, Fetuli Talanoa and Carlos Tuimavave.

May 15th

Hull FC will be without Bureta Faraimo for this Sunday's Magic Weekend Clash.
The RFL disciplinary panel have given him a two-game ban for a Grade C high-tackle offence during last Thursday's win against Featherstone.
But it's good news for Josh Griffin who'll be free to face the Robins.
He's escaped a ban after a Grade A punching charge.

May 14th

Hull FC have been drawn a tricky tie at current table toppers St Helens in the next round of the Challenge Cup.

May 11th

Hull FC have made it through to the last 8 of the Challenge Cup, despite finishing the game at Featherstone with only 9 men.
The holders ran out 38-20 winners over the Championship side but in the final moments had three players shown yellow cards and Bureta Faraimo sent off.
The Black and Whites also lost more players to injury during the game, with Josh Bowden, Fetuli Talanoa and Carlos Tuimavave all coming off.

May 10th

Hull FC's Head Coach doesn't want to see any complacency in tonight's Challenge Cup game with Featherstone Rovers.
Lee Radford says they have plenty of ex-Super League players and some very good Championship players, so it's going to be a really tough game.

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Hull FC get their rugby league Challenge Cup defence under way tonight.
The winners of the competition for the past two seasons head to second-tier Featherstone in the sixth round.

May 9th

Hull FC captain Danny Houghton says they'll give Featherstone Rovers the respect they deserve when the team's meet tomorrow in the Challenge Cup.
The Black and Whites begin their defence of the cup with a trip to the high-flying Championship club.

May 8th

Hull FC are struggling with a number of injuries.
Albert Kelly will be out for a minimum of four weeks with a hamstring injury.
Jordan Abdull's had surgery for a broken leg and will miss the remainder of the regular Super League season.
Marc Sneyd hasn't been named in this week's squad after suffering a knee injury on Saturday's game against Castleford.
Scott Taylor will also miss out after getting a shoulder knock.

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Hull FC returned to winning ways with an impressive 36-12 victory over Castleford Tigers.
The Black and Whites have also been boosted by news Albert Kelly will remain at the KCOM Stadium until 2020.

May 4th

Hull FC's Jordan Lane has signed a two-year extension with the club. 
Young prospect Kieran Buchanan has also signed his first full-time deal.

May 3rd

Hull FC will be without Jordan Abdull and Albert Kelly for Saturday's match against Castleford Tigers.
Both left the field in last Saturday's 25-24 loss to Catalans. Head coach Lee Radford says they will welcome back Marc Sneyd and Jamie Shaul will be back in contention.

May 2nd

Former Hull FC captain Charlie Stone has died.
He played for the club during the 70s and went on to lift the Challenge Cup in 1982.
The club say their thoughts are with his family and friends.

April 30th

Lee Radford says Hull FC fell into the Catalans trap in the 25-24 defeat in France on Saturday.
They were also dealt a blow with a hamstring injury for Albert Kelly, although the extent is not yet known.

April 27th

Lee Radford's made 2 changes to his Hull FC squad for the trip to face Catalans Dragons tomorrow.
Danny Washbrook and full-back Hakim Miloudi come into the side to replace Jez Litten and forward Chris Green.

April 26th

Hull FC's head coach Lee Radford says he's wary of the threat that Catalans Dragons pose on home turf as the team prepare for Saturday's trip to France.
Despite the hosts sitting bottom of the Super League table Radford says they have a fantastic side on paper.

April 25th

Hull FC will begin their defence of the rugby league Challenge Cup away to second-tier Featherstone in the last-16.
They're looking to lift the trophy for the third year running.

April 24th

Hull FC's Bureta Faraimo says he's enjoying the culture here after arriving five months ago.
The winger's been exploring the local area, visiting Bridlington a couple of weeks ago where he tried fish and chips for the first time - he says he'll definitely be having them again.

April 20th

Hull FC have re-signed former player Joe Westerman until the end of the season - although there's an option for the deal to be extended.
It'll be the former England International's second spell with the side, after playing for the club between 2011 and 2015.

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Hull FC are up to fourth in the rugby league Super League table after a 19-18 win over Leeds.
The Black and Whites survived a second-half comeback thanks to a late Marc Sneyd drop-goal.
Head coach Lee Radford says he's proud and pleased with the result, saying the effort level was phenomenal.

April 19th

Hull FC host Leeds Rhinos tonight in the Super League.
Head coach Lee Radford is pleased to welcome back forwards Dean Hadley, Sika Manu and Mark Minichiello from injury.
He says the plan now is to make sure he keeps them out there.

April 18th

Hull FC's Fetuli Talanoa says his fine form this season can be attributed to the practice he's putting in on the training field.
Super League's current leading try scorer - with 12 - he's hoping to carry on the form tomorrow when the Black and Whites host Leeds.

April 17th

Hull FC's coach Lee Radford welcomes back Sika Manu, Mark Minichiello and Dean Hadley into his 19-man squad for Thursday's match against Leeds.
The trio take the places of Danny Washbrook, Jordan Abdull and Jack Downs for the game at the KCOM stadium.

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Hull FC's Masi Matongo says they'll have to play fast to match Leeds, when the two teams meet on Thursday.
Matongo,who celebrated his first senior try for the Black and Whites last week, is keen to keep their unbeaten home record intact.

April 13th

Hull FC are up to fifth in the Super League after beating Widnes 39-20 last night.
They scored three tries in the space of six second half minutes to win.
The visitors were leading 12-8 at the break, but Head coach Lee Radford says he'd have liked to have seen more from his team earlier on.

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Hull FC won for the first time outside the city this season with a 39-20 victory at Widnes last night.
Josh Griffin scored a brace with Masi Matongo scoring his first ever senior try.

April 12th

Hull FC's Mickey Paea says they can use the artificial turf at Widnes tonight to their advantage.
The Black and Whites will be hoping to bounce back from last week's defeat at table-toppers St Helens and win their first game outside of Hull this season.

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Hull FC travel to Widnes tonight looking to bounce back from last week's defeat against the table-toppers St Helens.
Jake Connor believes the Black and Whites are still well and truly in the race for a top four spot, despite an inconsistent start to the season.
FC welcome back Bureta Faraimo and Fetuli Talanoa into the squad tonight.

April 11th

Hull FC's Fetuli Talanoa will play tomorrow's game against Widnes Vikings, despite suffering a calf injury on Friday.
Head Coach Lee Radford confirmed the winger put his hand up to play and has been selected.
Meanwhile Mark Minichello, who missed last Friday's trip to St Helens due to a groin injury, won't be returning tomorrow night.

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Bureta Faraimo returns to action for Hull FC's trip to face Widnes tomorrow night after serving his one match suspension.
He's been named in the Black and Whites' 19 man squad, replacing Brad Fash who suffered a broken jaw in last week's defeat at St Helens.

April 9th

Hull FC's young forward Brad Fash is set for a spell on the sidelines after suffering a broken jaw in Friday's 26-12 defeat at St Helens.
The 22-year-old will undergo surgery and be out of action for several weeks

April 6th

Hull FC's Lee Radford admits tonight's all-important clash against St Helens will be gruelling test.
He's called on his defence to be wary as their opponents are in great form.
But Radford says they're a strong side too ... The Black and Whites are one of only three Super League sides to pick up all four points on offer over Easter.

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Sika Manu looks set to make his return for Hull FC tonight after almost a month out with a calf injury.
The Black and Whites face a tough trip to St Helens - who are currently top of the table.
Manu joins Carlos Tuimavave, Danny Houghton and Jamie Shaul, who are all back in the squad after missing Monday's win over Wakefield.

April 5th

Hull FC captain Danny Houghton looks set to join an elite group of players tomorrow night making his 300th appearance for the Black and Whites.
Should he play, the hooker will join the likes of Richard Horne, Kirk Yeaman, Ned Rogers and Johnny Whiteley.
The Black and Whites face a tough trip to top-of-the-table St Helens on Friday.

April 4th

Hull FC's squad for Friday's trip to St Helens have been announced.
Sika Manu returns after recovering from a calf injury whilst Carlos Tuimavave, Jamie Shaul, Jordan Lane and Danny Houghton are all recalled to the squad after missing out on Monday's win over Wakefield.

April 3rd

A last-minute drop goal from Marc Sneyd in his own half sealed a dramatic 27-26 win for Hull FC against Wakefield yesterday.
It made it an unbeaten Easter period for the Black and Whites, who beat city rivals Hull KR 30-22 on Good Friday.

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