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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 - July 24 2014
Pos Team P Pts
1 St Helens 21 32
2 Wigan Warriors 21 30
3 Leeds Rhinos 21 30
4 Castleford Tigers 22 30
5 Warrington Wolves 21 28
6 Huddersfield Giants 21 26
7 Catalan Dragons 21 23
8 Widnes Vikings 21 21
9 Hull K R 21 18
10 Salford Red Devils 21 17
11 Wakefield Wildcats 21 17
12 Hull FC 22 16
13 Bradford Bulls * 21 2
14 London Broncos 21 0
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15:00Bradford vs Wigan
15:00Huddersfield vs Catalan Dragons
15:00Warrington vs Wakefield
Thursday 31st July
20:00Wigan vs Salford
Friday 1st August
20:00Hull vs St Helens
20:00Leeds vs Bradford
20:00Catalan Dragons vs Warrington

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