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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.
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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/SWpix.com/PhotosportNZ

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/SWpix.com

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.

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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: SWpix.com/PhotosportNZ

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.
Picture: Bruce Rollinson

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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England head coach Wayne Bennett: Happy with his half-back pairing.

England coach Wayne Bennett pins faith in Gale and Widdop

England coach Wayne Bennett has delivered a vote of confidence in half-backs Luke Gale and Gareth Widdop ahead of Friday’s World Cup opener against Australia.

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Mal Meninga: Has handed out three new caps.

World Cup: Mal Meninga names his Australia team to face England

Australia coach Mal Meninga will give debuts to three players against England in Friday’s World Cup opener at AAMI Park.

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Toasting the Invincibles: Hull FC captain Vince Farrar.

Sporting bygones: Fitting tribute to the Invincibles of Hull FC

THIS classic image of the late Vince Farrar must be a favoured shot from Hull’s record-breaking Invincibles team of 1978-79.

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Jamie Ellis playing for Hull KR this season (Picture: Hull KR)

Jamie Ellis eager to make most of his second chance with Castleford Tigers

NEW Castleford Tigers signing Jamie Ellis admitted he fully expected to be playing for Hull KR again in 2018.

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Champions: Danny McGuire and Rob Burrow lift the Super League Trophy after victory over Castleford Tigers.
Picture: Bruce Rollinson.

Magic Weekend: It’s a Grand Final rematch in Newcastle as Hull clubs collide

Next year’s Super League Magic Weekend will be staged at Newcastle’s St James’ Park, the Rugby Football League have confirmed.

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Record scorer:  Tom Biggs.

Proud Tom Biggs left to rue missing England cap and cross-code switch to Hull FC

AS Tom Biggs looks back on a remarkable rugby career, just two slight regrets niggle away – never getting the England chance he deserved and seeing his dream move to Hull FC fall apart.

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Prop Taylor happy to be flying the flag for Hull in Australia

THERE are some Hull FC fans who may still think Wayne Bennett should have taken one of the club’s other props to the World Cup rather than Scott Taylor.

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