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England  36-6  PNG  FT

Friday 21st July 2017
KO: 20:00 - Round: 23

14-10 FT

( 12-10 HT )

Attendance: 11,467

Official: C Kendall

Venue: KCOM Stadium, Hull

  • Hull FC

  • Tries
    Mark Minichiello, Josh Bowden,

  • Goals
    Marc Sneyd 3,

  • Drop Goals

  • Huddersfield Giants

  • Tries
    Darnell McIntosh, Jermaine McGillvary,

  • Goals
    Danny Brough,

  • Drop Goals

Official Report / Commentary

Hull FC ended their regular-season Betfred Super League campaign with a hard-fought 14-10 win over Huddersfield Giants at the KCOM Stadium.

Mark Minichiello opened the scoring in the 14th minute, using every inch of his frame to stretch the ball over the Giants line following a sustained period of pressure.

Marc Sneyd added the extras before Gareth Ellis marked his return from injury to set up Hull's second try, scored by Josh Bowden.

Sneyd again converted to extend the home side's advantage but Huddersfield got themselves back in the game when Darnell McIntosh crossed the whitewash, with Danny Brough landing the touchline conversion.

Jermaine McGillvary touched down shortly afterwards but Brough was off-target with the conversion.

With just five minutes remaining, Sneyd kicked his third goal of the evening and Hull held on to claim the points.

"It wasn't pretty but it was really intense," admitted Hull coach Lee Radford afterwards. "We've achieved our goal of making the top four after 23 rounds."

Huddersfield coach Rick Stone said: "The effort was okay and we had courage. But we made too many errors and completed at 63 per cent overall.

"We looked tired and it showed in our execution. As poor as we were in execution, we have to give credit to Hull."

  • 75: GOAL! scored for Hull by Marc Sneyd
  • 36: TRY! scored for Huddersfield by Jermaine McGillvary
  • 32: TRY! scored for Huddersfield by Darnell McIntosh
  • 32: GOAL! scored for Huddersfield by Danny Brough
  • 22: TRY! scored for Hull by Josh Bowden
  • 22: GOAL! scored for Hull by Marc Sneyd
  • 14: TRY! scored for Hull by Mark Minichiello
  • 14: GOAL! scored for Hull by Marc Sneyd
  • Key Performers

    Jordan Rankin

    Metres 221
    1 1

    Mahe Fonua

    Metres 160
    2 2
    Clean Breaks 3

    Scott Taylor

    Metres 176
    2 2

    Head to Head

    Tries:

    Hull FC 2
    Huddersfield Giants 2

    Goals:

    Hull FC 3
    Huddersfield Giants 1

    METRES:

    Hull FC 1357
    Huddersfield Giants 1408

    CARRIES:

    Hull FC 180
    Huddersfield Giants 180

    TACKLES:

    Hull FC 372
    Huddersfield Giants 376

    OFFLOADS:

    Hull FC 12
    Huddersfield Giants 7

    PENALTIES:

    Hull FC 6
    Huddersfield Giants 8

    BREAKS:

    Hull FC 5
    Huddersfield Giants 4

    Full Match Statistics

    Player T TA TK MT MI TB AT C M AG CB DR E FT G MG OF P
    Josh Bowden 1 0 17 2 0 2 0 8 40 5.00 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
    Mark Minichiello 1 0 23 4 1 6 0 9 47 5.22 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
    Brad Fash 0 0 19 5 0 1 0 4 25 6.25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Chris Green 0 0 19 2 0 1 0 5 25 5.00 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
    Danny Washbrook 0 0 27 12 2 1 0 7 36 5.14 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
    Gareth Ellis 0 1 32 3 2 2 0 12 95 7.92 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sika Manu 0 0 25 4 1 0 0 12 85 7.08 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Liam Watts 0 0 29 6 4 0 0 17 139 8.18 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1
    Danny Houghton 0 1 50 6 1 1 0 4 36 9.00 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
    Marc Sneyd 0 0 22 1 3 1 6 8 25 3.13 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0
    Scott Taylor 0 0 30 5 1 0 0 19 176 9.26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Jake Connor 0 0 20 2 2 0 4 8 59 7.38 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 1
    Fetuli Talanoa 0 0 5 0 0 2 0 16 123 7.69 1 7 2 0 0 0 1 1
    Carlos Tuimavave 0 0 34 8 2 1 0 12 82 6.83 0 3 1 0 0 0 1 0
    Josh Griffin 0 0 11 0 2 0 1 11 98 8.91 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Mahe Fonua 0 0 4 0 1 4 0 16 160 10.00 3 2 2 0 0 0 2 2
    Jamie Shaul 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 12 106 8.83 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
    Player T TA TK MT MI TB AT C M AG CB DR E FT G MG OF P
    Darnell McIntosh 1 0 8 0 0 2 0 10 81 8.10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Jermaine McGillvary 1 0 5 0 1 2 0 21 172 8.19 1 2 3 0 0 0 1 0
    Sam Rapira 0 0 29 6 1 0 0 9 79 8.78 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Martyn Ridyard 0 1 19 0 2 0 0 8 37 4.63 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
    Danny Brough 0 0 14 3 0 1 10 6 20 3.33 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1
    Leroy Cudjoe 0 0 24 6 2 2 0 16 147 9.19 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1
    Lee Gaskell 0 0 15 2 2 1 1 10 67 6.70 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 1
    Jordan Rankin 0 1 9 0 2 4 0 19 221 11.63 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
    Kruise Leeming 0 0 30 4 4 0 0 9 83 9.22 0 8 0 0 0 0 1 2
    Sebastine Ikahihifo 0 0 40 14 3 5 0 8 39 4.88 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
    Oliver Roberts 0 0 31 6 2 2 0 11 80 7.27 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Dale Ferguson 0 0 21 3 2 1 0 6 31 5.17 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
    Ryan Hinchcliffe 0 0 34 5 1 0 0 9 43 4.78 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
    Shannon Wakeman 0 0 30 5 2 1 0 13 101 7.77 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Ukuma Ta'ai 0 0 25 4 1 0 0 13 103 7.92 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Paul Clough 0 0 20 7 1 1 0 11 96 8.73 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Adam O'Brien 0 0 22 6 1 0 0 1 8 8.00 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0

    Stats Key

    T: Tries
    TA: Try assists
    TK: Tackles
    MT: Marker tackles
    MI: Missed tackles
    TB: Tackle busts
    AT: Attacking kicks
    C: Carries
    M: Metres
    AG: Av gain
    CB: Clean break
    DR: Run from dummy half
    E: Errors
    FT: Forty twenty
    G: Goals
    MG: Missed goals
    OF: Offload
    P: Penalties