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Captaincy is one of my biggest honours, says new Hull FC skipper Danny Houghton

DANNY HOUGHTON last night described being named as Hull FC’s new captain as one of the “biggest honours” of his career.

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Dean Hadley

Frustrated Hadley hoping to make up for lost time at Hull FC after Wakefield Trinity loan

IT HAS come 12 months later than expected but Dean Hadley can now belatedly make his mark in Hull FC colours.

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Danny Brough

Brough is facing battle to keep shirt at Giants

HE has been one of the first names on Huddersfield Giants’ team sheet for almost a decade but Danny Brough admits he now faces a real battle for a place even in their matchday 17.

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Gareth Hock has signed for Featherstone Rovers

Featherstone swoop for ex-England star Hock as KR’s Hull derby win comes at a cost

FEATHERSTONE Rovers have completed the signing of former England international Gareth Hock.

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Video: Lee Radford’s challenge is to keep Hull FC’s focus on Huddersfield Giants

HEAD coach Lee Radford admits he is trying to curb talk of Hull FC’s imminent trip to Australia in case it derails their start to the new season.

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Hull FC's Bureta Faraimo

Hull flier Faraimo ready to cut down opposition

THERE are a few similarities between Hull FC’s new signing Bureta Faraimo and his predecessor Mahe Fonua and not just the obvious hulking frame.

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Marc Sneyd of Hull FC takes a selfie with the Hull FC crowd at Wembley.

Wembley triumphs fuel Marc Sneyd’s optimism for Hull FC’s Super League mission

THAT ELUSIVE first Super League title managed to evade them again this term but Marc Sneyd believes Hull FC need only a “couple of tweaks” to remedy matters in 2018.

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Mickey Paea playing for Hull FC.

No regrets for Mickey Paea despite missing Hull FC’s back-to-back Wembley success

IT WOULD be easy for Mickey Paea to wish he had never left Hull FC.

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Tom Briscoe.

‘My best is yet to come’ says Leeds Rhinos’ Tom Briscoe

TOM BRISCOE believes Leeds Rhinos are still yet to see the best of him and he is now mentally stronger in readiness for 2018.

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Ready for action: Sam Burgess in training.

RL World Cup comment: Sam Burgess can emerge as an England legend

THE IRONIC hashtag #BlameBurgess trended on social media two years ago after England’s union team embarrassingly crashed out of their own World Cup, but for a while lame Burgess threatened to be the story of the current rugby league tournament.

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Welcome back: England players pick up Sam Burgess and have a laugh during a training run.
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RL World Cup: Sam Burgess returns in huge lift for England

England are boosted by the return of talismanic forward Sam Burgess for their World Cup quarter-final against Papua New Guinea on Sunday.

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Scott Taylor. Picture: Daniel Carson/

England v France: Hull’s Taylor is relishing chance to impress at World Cup

HAVING waited more than three weeks to get his first taste of World Cup action, Hull FC prop Scott Taylor knows he must now grab his rare opportunity with Wayne Bennett’s England.

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Hull FC celebrate winning the Challenge Cup against Wigan earlier this year. Picture: Charlie Forgham-Bailey/

2018 Fixtures: Hull FC - Airlie Birds’ bid for glory starts with visit from Giants

Here are Hull FC’s fixtures for the 2018 Super League season.

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Leeds Rhinos convincingly beat Castleford Tigers in Super League's Grand Final at Old Trafford last month.  Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Fixtures 2018: Leeds Rhinos out to smash Super League record at Elland Road

WITH the 2018 fixture list now revealed, defending champions Leeds Rhinos have declared they aim to break the Super League attendance record when they take two regular games to Elland Road next season.

Alex Walmsley: Ready to make World Cup debut.

Rugby League World Cup: Alex Walmsley backed to impress Down Under

As he prepares to make his belated England debut, St Helens prop Alex Walmsley has been told he would “thrive” in the NRL.

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Alex Walmsley: Has overcome illness.

Big-match preview, Australia v England: This is what we’ve been waiting for says Denis Betts

England will aim to use their 2016 Four Nations Series failure to drive them to success in the World Cup, according to assistant coach Denis Betts.

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Jake Connor.

Hull FC star signs new deal

Hull FC star utility back Jake Connor has signed a new deal to keep him at the club until the end of 2020.

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James Graham addresses the press during England's training run at Lakeside Stadium Albert Park Melbourne Australia.  picture:

World Cup - Australia v England: Evidence is there that England can end long wait – Graham

England’s most-capped player is aiming to fill in a blank in Friday’s opening World Cup match against Australia.

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Gareth Ellis: Backing England Down Under.
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World Cup build-up: ‘I’m still a believer,’ says legend Gareth Ellis

AS the first Hull FC captain to win at Wembley in 87 years, Gareth Ellis knows what it is like to experience historic moments – something he thinks can now serve as encouragement for England as they seek finally to savour World Cup glory.

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Former Great Britain star 
Gareth Ellis: New role ahead.

Gareth Ellis ready to take view from the touchline

GARETH ELLIS admits he has not yet got to grips with retirement – but is enjoying one particular aspect of it.

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