|Hull FC||Hull KR|
|01:01||Time In Opponent's 22||00:00|
|10 Minute Possession||
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The teams are out, here we go! #COYH
The hooter blows as Jamie Ellis' boot gets this "friendly" Derby under way!
And we're off!
1' a kick sails over the sideline on the full FC 0 KR 0
Brilliant first set defensively from the Robins, and some great kick pressure sees Wray kick out on the full.
Some inventive play on the third tackle with a cheeky grubber through but Hull are alert and Shaw is bundled into touch.
Kelly with a 40/20 attempt but the angle is off. Both teams trading sets and finding their feet at the moment.
6' Rovers move the ball wide on the last, put a kick in but it goes dead FC 0 KR 0
Last tackle and we decide to run it. Ball goes out to Hodgson who kicks it just a bit too strong and it trickles dead.
7' A high kick from the Black and Whites is comfortably taken by the Rovers full-back FC 0 KR 0
9' Hull FC scrum as the ball goes over the touchline 30 out from FC's line FC 0 KR 0
A Hull kick trickles dead, but on the first play Rovers send a pass forward. Hull scrum 25m out. 10 minutes played.
A good read by Heffernan and he forces the mistake. Rovers get the ball back on their own 20.
First penalty of the match goes the way of the Robins for interference. Rovers now just 10m out.
ROVERS TRY! Last tackle and the ball gets shipped out. Quinlan finds himself in acres of space and strolls over to… https://t.co/O3HGn8WHUt
14' Try for Rovers. Hull KR move it to the left on the last tackle and Quinlan scores FC 0 KR 4 (KTC)
Shaw converts the try. FC 0 - 6 Rovers after 15 minutes.
15' Shaw lands the conversion FC 0 KR 6
Looks like Dave still has it! So fancy footwork around Hull defenders and he gains an extra 15m up field!
16' Quinlan makes a break down the right, hacks the ball on the inside but the ball is knocked on FC 0 KR 6
Almost back to back tries from Rovers! Quinlan breaks from deep and kicks forward but Ellis can't gather the kick.
A great debut so far from Quinlan.
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Another great shot, this time by Scruton, forces the knock on and Rovers have the ball back 30m out.
18' Try for Rovers. Ellis throws the dummy and goes over to score in the right hand corner FC 0 KR 10 (KTC)
ROVERS TRY! Ellis receives the ball from dummy half, dummies, steps, spins and scores! https://t.co/VRXB0wju58
Shaw misses the conversion. FC 0 - 10 Rovers, after 20 minutes.
20' Shaw misses the conversion FC 0 KR 10
Brilliant set again from Rovers, quick play the balls and a kick that trickles into touch metres from the corner flag.
21' Abdull kicks to the right touchline, forcing FC to bring the ball out from their 10 metre line FC 0 KR 10
22' Hull FC earn a penalty in their own half, starting this set in KR's half FC 0 KR 10
Hull get their first penalty of match and leather it 40m up field. They are 30m out with ball in hand.
Hull just metres out with tackles in the bag...
Hull try! Blair misses a crucial tackle and Kelly walks over to score.
24' TRY FOR HULL FC!! Albert Kelly throws the dummy and touches down against his former club! FC 4 (KTC) KR 10
Rawsthorne converts. Hull 6 - 10 Rovers, 24 minutes played.
25' Rawsthorne converts from in front FC 6 KR 10
Penalties creeping into the Rovers game now. Another one from Clarkson and FC are again in our half.
26' FC penalty for hands in the ruck. Black and Whites start this set in Rovers' half FC 6 KR 10
Mulhern with a break up field but on the next tackle Abdull decides to kick and the ball trickles dead.
27' Mulhern makes a break up field, he's halted by Naughton and the ball eventually finds its way over the dead ball line FC 6 KR 10
28' Hull shift the ball to the left but it finds the ground. KR scrum on halfway FC 6 KR 10
30' Kelly scampers away with the ball but is penalised for being offside. KR penalty on FC's line FC 6 KR 10
Bit of manic play on the Hull line, Rovers almost stretch out and score, and on the next play we get a penalty for a ball steal.
Rovers keep the ball alive for an age on the last but eventually get dragged down. Hull have the ball on their own 10.
32' Rovers keep the ball alive on the last tackle and eventually Abdull is caught in possession FC 6 KR 10
33' Try for Rovers. The visitors make a break down the right and Addy fends off the defence to score in the corner FC 6 KR 14 (KTC)
ROVERS TRY!! Ellis feeds Heffernan through a gap, he scorches up field and gets the ball out to Addy who fends off… https://t.co/e5fKAe2r0G
Shaw can't convert from the touchline. FC 6 - 14 Rovers, after 35 minutes.
34' Shaw misses the conversion from the touchline FC 6 KR 14
Rovers pounce on a loose FC offload and get the ball back. Just 10m out...
36' The ball is lost in the tackle by FC, Rovers swoop on the loose ball and are 20 metres out FC 6 KR 14
37' Heffernan steps his way back in field but is caught with the ball on the last. Turnover FC 6 KR 14
39' Abdull puts a kick in to the in-goal area but it run overs the dead ball line. 20 metre restart FC 6 KR 14
Clock stopped with one second remaining after Hull are pulled up from a forward pass.
HALF-TIME: Hull FC 6 - 14 Hull KR Albert Kelly scores FC's only try on his debut
HALF TIME: FC 6 - 14 Rovers, a great half from the Red and Whites.
A promising first 40 minutes of Tim Sheens' reign as the Robins take a 14-6 lead into half-time of today's… https://t.co/vqvIcWo57M
Teams are back out, FC get the second half under way!
We're back underway FC 6 KR 14
41' Rovers knock on as a high kick goes up. Hull ball FC 6 KR 14
Albert Kelly celebrates his first try for the Black and Whites. Still trail 14-6 with four minutes gone in the seco… https://t.co/zONkoJrrXU
45' Rovers go close down the left but an outstanding tackle dislodges the ball. FC scrum FC 6 KR 14
So close! A break from the half way line and Quinlan looks like he is going in for his second but for a great tackle from Michaels.
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It's only taken 48 minutes but it is handbags at dawn as Green and Clark decide to have words with each other after a tackle.
47' A penalty goes KR's way after a few fisticuffs between the two teams FC 6 KR 14
48' Brilliant defence from FC as they force a KR man over the sideline. Hull ball at the scrum FC 6 KR 14
ROVERS TRY!!! GO ON HODGSON! Abdull knocks ball loose and it ends up with Dave who scores in the corner! https://t.co/vaAy4QgIQb
50' Try for Hull KR. The ball comes loose in the tackle, Rovers pick it up and Hodgson crosses in the left corner FC 6 KR 18 (KTC)
52' Shaw pulls his conversion attempt wide FC 6 KR 18
Shaw misses another difficult touchline conversion. FC 6 - 18 KR, 28 minutes left.
52' Naughton collects a swirling high kick by Abdull. FC now in possession on halfway FC 6 KR 18
A penalty for Rovers for hand on the ball ferries Rovers into the Hull half.
55' Try for Hull KR. Ellis gets the ball away in the tackle and Heffernan spots a gap to go over FC 6 KR 22 (KTC)
ROVERS TRY!!! Heffernan goes over after the ball gets palmed out wide. 3-on-1 and the Hull defender goes the wrong… https://t.co/qaOFsZ4d0D
Conversion kicked by Shaw. FC 6 - 24 Rovers, 22 minutes left to play.
57' Ellis adds the extras FC 6 KR 24
Not the restart KR would have wanted. A knock on on the first tackle and Hull have a chance to retaliate from 10m out.
58' Rovers knock on close to their own line. FC have the ball 10 metres out FC 6 KR 24
FC go over in the corner through Bower after the KR defence runs out of numbers.
60' TRY!! The home side make the most of the good possession and Connor Bower touches down in the left corner! FC… https://t.co/OMDhnld9c3
Conversion missed. FC 10 - 24 Rovers, 18 minutes left to play.
50' Wray is unable to add the extras FC 10 KR 24
FC with a 40/20, another chance to post some points...
53' Hull FC land a 40/20, but they knock on as they try to find some space wide FC 10 KR 24
📸The Black and Whites trail by 14 points with around 15 minutes left FC 10 KR 24 https://t.co/ctSwR1hI4J
But an error on the second tackle sees Rovers coming off of their own line. Blair claws 20m up the field with a good break.
ROVERS TRY!!! The young winger is over after a good pass from Minns and he even makes the conversion easier for Sha… https://t.co/Sw7pIh7wyy
Ellis even, as he lines up this conversion.
66' Try for Rovers. Abdull puts Minns through a gap who then feeds Oakes to score FC 10 KR 28 (KTC)
Ellis converts. FC 10 - 30 Rovers, 12 minutes to go.
68' Ellis converts FC 10 KR 30
Addy caught on the last with ball in hand but he is millimetres short from a great power play try.
70' Abdull is trapped in possession on the last on FC's line. Turnover FC 10 KR 30
71' Try for Rovers. Abdull kicks to the corner and Oakes plucks the ball out of the air to score his second FC 10 KR 34 (KTC)
ROVERS TRY!!! Back to back tries for Will Oakes, as he plucks Abdull's cross field kick out of the air. https://t.co/89D5Akf0oj
Ellis converts from the touchline. FC 10 - 36 Rovers, 7 minutes left.
73' Ellis adds the extras FC 10 KR 36
FC claw one back through Mike Adlard after a well placed grubber kick is collected and touched down.
75' TRY!! A kick goes through and Adlard collects and touches down for Hull FC FC 14 (KTC) KR 36 https://t.co/HI49kUtQFo
Kick converted. FC 16 - 36 Rovers, 4 minutes left.
76' Wray adds the extra two points FC 16 KR 36 https://t.co/K3AVDKjRRS
Penalty for Rovers for holding down. 2 minutes left, and Rovers have the ball 10m out.
78' KR penalty just inside Hull's half as Rovers begin this set 20 out FC 16 KR 36
ROVERS TRY!!! And we end with a flourish! Milton runs into a hole, sidesteps the posts and scores. https://t.co/zQspBaaFD6
79' Try for Hull KR. Milton finds a gap next to the posts to score FC 16 KR 40 (KTC)
Abdull has a crack at the conversion. He hits the post from right in front! FC 16 - 40 Rovers.
79' Abdull's conversion hits the post FC 16 KR 40
FULL-TIME: Hull FC 16 - 40 Hull KR The Black and Whites lose out in the Clive Sullivan Trophy match https://t.co/HmT54jwqMP
FULL TIME: FC 16 - 40 Rovers! A Clive Sullivan Trophy victory for the Robins and a deserved one at that!