RLFANS.COM
Celebrating
23 years service to
the Rugby League
Community!

Five places and ten points separated Wakefield Trinity and Hull FC coming into today’s game and with neither side able to improve their league positions with a win, they were both looking for the points for very different reasons.

Hull FC were looking to cement their place in the top six and pull further away from their Red and White neighbours in seventh spot while Wakefield were looking to make up two points on the Warrington Wolves ahead of them and put another two points between themselves and the relegation spot currently occupied by Toulouse Olympique XIII.

The home side had a six-point start on the handicap, Hull FC the favourites for the win.

Reece Lyne was helped off the field in the opening exchanges and looked unlikely to return, Wakefield in need of an early re-organisation.

Hull FC broke the deadlock on eight minutes when Adam Swift took a looping Jake Connor pass to score in the right-hand corner from five metres out. Luke Gale curled a great touchline conversion between the uprights for a 6-0 advantage.

FC got their second on the half hour after a couple of neat offloads from the forwards made the space for Connor to pass to Darnell McIntosh to cross in space down the left side. Gale added the extras for a 12-0 lead with FC managing to weather the Trinity storm.

A ten metre Gale penalty goal extended the lead to fourteen with seven minutes of the half remaining.

Wakefield were back in it on thirty-seven with Matty Ashurst freeing himself from a Jake Connor to tackle to dive over the line. Mason Lino added the conversion, and the Airlie Birds was back down to eight points.

Just before the interval Jay Pitts dropped the ball and with Hull back in possession, Swift chased down a Gale kick as the Wakefield defence failed to challenge for the ball with the winger collecting the ball to get his second of the game as the hooter sounded. Gale was unable to add the conversion, but the lead was back to two converted tries at the break.

The opening exchanges of the second half saw some massive hits, one of which ended up with Jake Connor receiving treatment for a leg injury and after trying to run it off for a couple of tackles he was taken off the field.

Neither side troubled the whitewash for the opening sixty-three minutes of the second half before David Fifita was held up over the line by a string FC defence as they prevented the try. Neither side were having the best second half, plenty of mistakes and ball going to ground.

On sixty-seven Corey Hall made the most of a McIntosh error as the Hull winger dropped the high ball. His opposing centre picked it up to go in for a simple try from ten metres. Lino added the conversion, the margin down to just six points to set up a grandstand finish.

With one-minute remaining Wakefield crossed with a Gaskell taking the pass to break the line and ground to put his side within two points of their visitors. Lino was able to add the conversion with seconds left on the clock. Golden point beckoned and it was no less than Wakefield deserved after an excellent second half performance.

FC decided to give it some air in the first period of golden point and with the ball moved to Luke Gale the Black & Whites half-back slid his kick wide of the posts.

A mistake from Arona gifted possession back to FC in a dangerous position and on the last tackle Gale hit an even worse attempted drop goal, barely getting the ball off the ground. Two chances spurned by the visitors.

With seconds left in the first half Wakefield finally got into the FC half and the ball found its way to Jacob Miller who slotted the ball between the uprights to win the game and take the points, a priceless win for Trinity and a devastating blow for the Black & Whites.

Wakefield never gave up, even after they went twelve behind and despite the crushing Hull try just before half time. They kept Hull scoreless in the second half as they toiled to get the twelve points that they needed to force golden point. Luke Gale wasted two decent opportunities, but Jacob Miller grabbed his first chance with both hands and stole the points from a shell-shocked FC. Willie Poching´s side back to winning ways and a further two points clear of the drop zone, now breathing down the neck of next Sunday´s opponents, the Warrington Wolves.

Wakefield Trinity: Gaskell (T), Murphy, Lyne, Hall (T), Lineham, Miller, Lino (3G), Fifita, Hood, Whitbread, Ashurst (T), Pitts, Batchelor. Subs: Tanginoa, Arona, Butler, Crowther.

Hull FC: Connor, McIntosh (T), Wynne, Scott, Swift (2T), Reynolds, Gale (3G), Evans, Houghton, Taylor, Lane, Ma´u, Brown.  Subs: Fash, Griffin, Lovodua, Satae.

Half-Time: 6-18.  

Full-Time: 18-18. Golden Point: 19-18.

Score Progression: 0-4, 0-6, 0-10, 0-12, 0-14, 4-4, 6-14, 6-18 : HT : 10-18, 12-18, 16-18, 18-18 : FT : 19-18: GP .

Lead Exchange: Hull – Square - Wakefield.

Referee: Marcus Griffiths.




facebook sharing button
twitter sharing button
pinterest sharing button
email sharing button
sharethis sharing button


Posted by RLFANS News Hound on Sun 5th Jun 2022 5:03 PM | Views : 3937 | Replies : 0 | BACK TO STORIES
RLFANS Recent Posts
FORUM
LAST
POST
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
2m
HULL KR MAGIC WEEKEND
Rocknrolla69
25
6m
Squad v Wigan
Khlav Kalash
19
12m
Leeds home
fosdyke99
208
12m
Regan Grace to Racing 92
Sadfish
2
33m
BORED The Band Name Game
Cokey
25824
40m
Hodgson
ComeOnYouUll
188
50m
The never-ending perpetual and forever rebuild
Ex-Swarcliff
26
FORUM
LAST
VIEW
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
28s
Game - Song Titles 20212
Boss Hog
10105
28s
Hodgson
ComeOnYouUll
188
33s
Leeds home
fosdyke99
208
36s
New 2 year deal for Stef
Boss Hog
42
39s
Squad v Wigan
Khlav Kalash
19
42s
Jack Welsby
Sweaty Betty
28
44s
RD 17 Hull FC A
Simmo71
124
44s
Wakefield away
WWste
12
46s
Shopping List 2023
mwindass
833
53s
Toulouse v HKR
lampyboy
33
FORUM
NEW
TOPICS
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
TODAY
Regan Grace to Racing 92
Sadfish
2
TODAY
Todays match v Salford
Dita's Slot
4
TODAY
Mick Crane
Aldy
1
TODAY
Officiating
thickorthin
1
TODAY
TODAYS MATCHES Sunday 3rd of July 2022
Marvin
1
TODAY
HULL KR MAGIC WEEKEND
Rocknrolla69
25
TODAY
Mick Crane
Touchliner
3
TODAY
A French farce
Mild Rover
12
TODAY
Name badges
jools
4
TODAY
Toulouse v HKR
lampyboy
33
Random Topics selected.
RLFANS Match Centre

TABLES:
Matches on TV
Fri 8th Jul
CH RND: 18
19:45
Newcastle-Bradford
Sat 9th Jul
L1 RND: 14
13:00
Cornwall-Doncaster
SL RND: 18
19:00
Leeds-Castleford
SL RND: 18
16:45
St.Helens-Wigan
SLRND: 18
14:30
Wakefield-Toulouse
Sun 10th Jul
SL RND: 18
15:15
Catalans-Warrington
SL RND: 18
13:00
Huddersfield-Salford
SL RND: 18
17:30
Hull KR-Hull FC
Mon 11th Jul
CH RND: 18
19:45
Halifax-York
Fri 15th Jul
SL RND: 19
20:00
St.Helens-Huddersfield
Sat 16th Jul
SL RND: 19
15:00
Castleford-Warrington
Sun 17th Jul
L1 RND: 15
13:00
Keighley-Cornwall
Mon 18th Jul
CH RND: 19
19:45
York-Batley
Thu 21st Jul
SL RND: 20
20:00
Leeds-Wigan
Fri 22nd Jul
SL RND: 20
20:00
Hull FC-Castleford
Sun 24th Jul
CH RND: 20
15:00
Whitehaven-Leigh
Sat 30th Jul
CH RND: 21
12:45
LondonB-Sheffield
CH RND: 21
15:00
Batley-Dewsbury
CH RND: 21
17:15
Bradford-Halifax
CH RND: 21
19:30
Featherstone-Leigh
Sun 3rd Jul
CH RND: 17 Workington0-26Widnes
CH RND: 17 Batley14-6Whitehaven
CH RND: 17 Bradford0-12Leigh
CH RND: 17 Dewsbury6-12Halifax
CH RND: 17 LondonB0-14Sheffield
NRL RND: 16 NZ Warriors22-2Wests
NRL RND: 16 St.George12-10Canberra
L1 RND: 13 Crusaders16-12LondonS
L1 RND: 13 Keighley12-0West Wales
L1 RND: 13 Midlands4-22Rochdale
SLRND: 17 Wakefield6-18Wigan
L1 RND: 13 Swinton6-0Doncaster
SL RND: 17 Warrington0-8Salford
Sat 2nd Jul
CH RND: 17 Featherstone56-22Newcastle
NRL RND: 16 Canterbury6-18Cronulla
NRL RND: 16 NQL Cowboys40-26Brisbane
NRL RND: 16 Souths30-12Parramatta
L1 RND: 13 Cornwall24-36Hunslet
SL RND: 17 Catalans20-18St.Helens
SL RND: 17 Hull FC16-62Leeds
This is an inplay table and positions can change as matches are in play.
Betfred Championship 2022 ROUND : 17
 PLDFADIFFPTS
Leigh 17 644 136 508 32
Featherstone 17 680 250 430 29
York 16 426 284 142 26
Batley 16 436 249 187 25
Halifax 17 477 266 211 24
Barrow 16 383 349 34 19
 
Bradford 17 373 341 32 18
Sheffield 16 343 368 -25 16
Widnes 17 363 437 -74 14
Newcastle 17 376 511 -135 12
Whitehaven 17 242 554 -312 8
LondonB 17 252 454 -202 5
Dewsbury 17 211 558 -347 4
Workington 17 188 637 -449 2
This is an inplay table and positions can change as matches are in play.
Betfred League One 2022 ROUND : 13
 PLDFADIFFPTS
Keighley 12 505 90 415 24
Swinton 12 426 157 269 20
Crusaders 12 403 230 173 18
Rochdale 12 426 258 168 18
Doncaster 12 326 272 54 14
Hunslet 12 322 282 40 13
 
Oldham 11 312 276 36 7
Midlands 11 278 343 -65 6
LondonS 12 208 466 -258 6
Cornwall 12 210 536 -326 2
West Wales 12 110 616 -506 2
This is an inplay table and positions can change as matches are in play.
Betfred Super League XXVII ROUND : 17
 PLDFADIFFPTS
St.Helens 17 422 190 232 28
Wigan 17 440 301 139 26
Catalans 17 376 237 139 24
Huddersfield 17 397 292 105 23
Castleford 17 360 368 -8 18
Hull FC 17 326 351 -25 16
 
Salford 17 369 395 -26 14
Hull KR 17 287 364 -77 14
Leeds 17 323 338 -15 13
Warrington 17 300 384 -84 12
Wakefield 17 257 446 -189 10
Toulouse 17 264 455 -191 6
This is an inplay table and positions can change as matches are in play.
National Rugby League 2022 ROUND : 15
 PLDFADIFFPTS
Penrith 15 456 219 237 26
Melbourne 14 494 224 270 24
NQL Cowboys 15 378 197 181 22
Cronulla 14 316 248 68 18
Brisbane 14 312 255 57 18
Parramatta 14 339 303 36 18
Sydney 15 319 290 29 14
Souths 14 322 301 21 14
 
Manly 15 320 324 -4 14
Canberra 15 270 309 -39 14
St.George 14 253 325 -72 14
Canterbury 15 230 337 -107 8
Newcastle 14 184 362 -178 8
NZ Warriors 15 248 433 -185 8
Gold Coast 15 234 380 -146 6
Wests 14 196 364 -168 6
RLFANS Recent Posts
FORUM
LAST
POST
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
2m
HULL KR MAGIC WEEKEND
Rocknrolla69
25
6m
Squad v Wigan
Khlav Kalash
19
12m
Leeds home
fosdyke99
208
12m
Regan Grace to Racing 92
Sadfish
2
33m
BORED The Band Name Game
Cokey
25824
40m
Hodgson
ComeOnYouUll
188
50m
The never-ending perpetual and forever rebuild
Ex-Swarcliff
26
FORUM
LAST
VIEW
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
28s
Game - Song Titles 20212
Boss Hog
10105
28s
Hodgson
ComeOnYouUll
188
33s
Leeds home
fosdyke99
208
36s
New 2 year deal for Stef
Boss Hog
42
39s
Squad v Wigan
Khlav Kalash
19
42s
Jack Welsby
Sweaty Betty
28
44s
RD 17 Hull FC A
Simmo71
124
44s
Wakefield away
WWste
12
46s
Shopping List 2023
mwindass
833
53s
Toulouse v HKR
lampyboy
33
FORUM
NEW
TOPICS
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
TODAY
Regan Grace to Racing 92
Sadfish
2
TODAY
Todays match v Salford
Dita's Slot
4
TODAY
Mick Crane
Aldy
1
TODAY
Officiating
thickorthin
1
TODAY
TODAYS MATCHES Sunday 3rd of July 2022
Marvin
1
TODAY
HULL KR MAGIC WEEKEND
Rocknrolla69
25
TODAY
Mick Crane
Touchliner
3
TODAY
A French farce
Mild Rover
12
TODAY
Name badges
jools
4
TODAY
Toulouse v HKR
lampyboy
33
Random Topics selected.


Visit the RLFANS.COM SHOP
for more merchandise!