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Hull

  • Whiting, Tickle,
    Goals: Tickle (2),
12 - 38

St Helens

  • Meli, Manu, Wilkin, Scarsbrook, Jones, Swift (2),
    Goals: Turner, Lomax (4),
  • Super League
  • 6th Sep 2013
  • KO 20:00
  • Att: 11,250

Super League preview: Hull FC v St Helens

By Sam Drury   Last updated: 4th September 2013   Subscribe to RSS Feed

2013 MAGIC WEEKEND BEN CROOKS HULL FC

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Hull FC take on St Helens at the KC Stadium on Friday as both sides aim to finish the regular Super League season on a high.

The teams head into the match with just a point separating them and knowing the victors will finish the season in fifth, whilst the defeated side could drop down to seventh should Catalan Dragons win their remaining fixture, against Warrington on Saturday.

Saints were beaten last time out at home to the Wolves, 29-16, but had been in good form winning their last five previous to that.

Hull, meanwhile, have won their last five Super League encounters with their only defeat in the last six games being the Challenge Cup final loss to Wigan at Wembley.

Both sides make one change to their squads for their last fixtures with Hull welcoming back Aaron Heremia after suspension. The hooker replaces the injured Ben Crooks who is struggling with a shoulder injury.

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The visitors have hooker James Roby back with Joe Greenwood dropping out of the 19-man squad.

Saints' Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook is expecting a tense affair as his side go for the win that that would ensure they finish above Friday's hosts.

"We want to finish as high as we can but Hull isn't an easy place to go," he said.

"We've had some great contests there over the last few seasons. They are a good team and will have the memory of the Challenge Cup too and so it will be a nail-biter."

Hull FC: T. Briscoe, Bowden, Crookes, Green, Hadley, Heremaia, Horne, Houghton, Holdsworth, Johnson, Kent, Miller, Pitts, Shaul, Tickle, Watts, Westerman, Whiting, Yeaman.

St Helens: Wellens, Turner, Soliola, Meli, Hohaia, Lomax, Roby, McCarthy-Scarsbrook, Puletua, Wilkin, Manu, Laffranchi, Clough, Jones, Makinson, Walmsley, Swift, Walker, Howarth.

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Super League Table

Super League Table - September 14 2014
Pos Team P Pts
1 St Helens 27 38
2 Wigan Warriors 27 37
3 Huddersfield Giants 27 37
4 Castleford Tigers 27 36
5 Warrington Wolves 27 35
6 Leeds Rhinos 27 32
7 Catalan Dragons 27 29
8 Widnes Vikings 27 27
9 Hull K R 27 23
10 Salford Red Devils 27 23
11 Hull FC 27 22
12 Wakefield Wildcats 27 21
13 Bradford Bulls * 27 10
14 London Broncos 27 2
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Thursday 18th September
20:00Wigan vs Huddersfield
Friday 19th September
20:00St Helens vs Castleford
Saturday 20th September
14:45Warrington vs Widnes
17:15Leeds vs Catalan Dragons

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