Opinion: How Hull FC are learning lessons to become consistent Title Contenders

2016 was a historic year for Hull FC. History was made and demons were laid to rest as the black and whites won at Wembley for the first time in the club’s history. Understandably this stirred euphoria throughout the west side of Hull as many of the fans who witnessed the Wembley win must have ...

Ferriby capitulation a bitter pill to swallow for Housham

Ferriby went into today’s home game with Solihull Moors knowing a win was an absolute must. They were well beaten 3-0 at Bromley last week as Taron Hare was sent off. Going into this game without Hare and Curtis Bateson through injury The Villagers were down to the bare bones. Despite being depleted Ferriby played ...

Is the Championship getting closer to Super League?

There has been a lot of focus on the Kingstone Press Championship this past week, with Hull Kingston Rovers being promoted from the second tier to Super League, and the Toronto Wolfpack gaining promotion to the Championship from League One. After a highly successful Qualifers campaign for the sides in the "not quite good enough ...

Clive Sullivan: The Ultimate Professional

It was around 10 minutes into meeting Terry Devonshire and Mick Harrison that I realised I definitely had a great story on my hands. Most people in rugby league know the broad strokes of the story of Clive Sullivan-prolific try scorer for Hull clubs, World cup winning captain, and also remarkable longevity despite numerous injuries. People ...

BREAKING: Devastated Hull FC fans realise it’s not all about them; decided to take hiatus throughout 2018 to ‘figure a few things out’

Rugby league fans in the shite end of Yorkshire were today left heartbroken after coming to the sudden realisation that the world doesn’t revolve around the KCOM Stadium. The news came after a group of ‘so called’ fans read a piece of praise for a rival team (Wakefield Trinity) for something that had nothing to ...

Shaun Lunt is Rovers’ saviour

During a difficult and, at times, frustrating 12 months as Hull Kingston Rovers have worked towards the sole aim of gaining promotion back to Super League at the first attempt – one man has stood tall and proud both on and off the pitch and has been a tower of strength for his fellow players ...

Is this the greatest ever Hull FC side?

I have regular discussions with our editor Dan how great this current squad is compared to squads of yesteryear. I have been a Hull FC fan since 1973 when my dear old dad took me to the Boulevard aged four and I've seen the best and the worst of times following my beloved FC and ...

Field of former dreams

“If you build it, they will come“. The profound words of James Earl Jones’ character Terence Mann to Ray Kinsella - played by Kevin Costner - in the 1989 fantasy-drama sports film about an Iowa farmer who builds a baseball diamond on his land, in the hope of seeing the stars of yesteryear playing on ...

HCAFC: The movement is mobilising

In our last issue we told you about a new organised protest movement, Hull City Action For Change (HCAFC), who are looking to help get the Allams out of the club as quickly as possible. Following more meetings amongst a growing number of fans looking to get involved their first protest event has been organised. ...

The seven year itch

It’s considered in matrimonial circumstances that the seventh year of a relationship is the time when all the  irritations, cracks and annoyances are brought to a head. Well, seven years ago, November 2010 to be precise, the Allams agreed to tie the knot with Hull City fans and formally took over our club in December. ...

We’re a great City of Sport, but is it Culture?

As our beloved home city progresses through our stint as UK City of Culture we can find many reasons to be proud. Fireworks, light shows, the Blade, poppies, a giant cheese grater, Ziggy Stardust, fire breathing giraffes, dinosaurs, Turner Prize, Dock Stage, Humber St Sesh, Arts and Culture galore. It's been a great success and ...

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