Hull FC 4-36 Hull KR
In the final round of the 2022 Betfred Super League season, Hull KR took on fierce rivals Hull FC with the final bragging rights on offer as both teams looked to end the season on a high. It was the Robins that came out on top as the 16-man Hull KR dismantled FC to come out 36-4 winners.
Sam Wood got the game underway for the Robins kicking deep into the FC half with KR showing some solid defensive efforts in the first set. The Robins hit the hosts first. After dominating the territory early on, Hull KR made it count. Following a kick into the corner on the last play by Rowan Milnes, Jimmy Keinhorst patted it back for Will Tate to grab a try, Milnes converted the first try to make the score 6-0 to the Robins.
The hosts hit back almost straight away as FC spread the ball out to the left to find a gap before Luke Gale joined in support to go in for FC. Connor couldn’t convert and the Robins still led 6-4.
Hull KR scored next. Having received a penalty to get them upfield, the Robins spread the ball out left with Sam Wood sending the last pass to Ryan Hall who walked in to score. Milnes converted and the score after 20 minutes was 12-4 to Hull KR.
The Robins scored again shortly after and kept the tries flowing in the first half. After a chip by Milnes was spilled by the Hull youngster Barron, the halfback regathered to score the try. Milnes wasn’t able to convert and Hull KR led 16-4.
Shortly after a Robins’ player was obstructed chasing a kick. As a result, Luke Gale was sent to the sin bin leaving the hosts down to 12 men. Hull KR opted to go for the two in which Milnes was successful, extending the Robins lead to 18-4.
After marching upfield, Albert Vete bulldozed over from dummy half to score on his final Robins’ appearance. Milnes was able to convert which brought the Robins lead to 24-4.
The halftime hooter went and the Robins went into halftime leading 24-4. The passion from the Hull KR side was there for all to see.
Hull FC 4 (4)
Hull KR 36 (24)
Tries: Tate, Hall, Milnes, Vete, Ryan, Minchella. Goals: Milnes (6)
Hull FC: Jake Connor, Darnell McIntosh, Cameron Scott, Mitieli Vulikijapani, Harvey Barron, Will Smith, Luke Gale, Ligi Sao, Jordan Johnstone, Scott Taylor, Jordan Lane, Ellis Longstaff, Will Gardiner.
Interchanges: Danny Houghton, Chris Satae, Davy Litten, Matty Laidlaw.
Hull KR: Ethan Ryan, Will Tate. Jimmy Keinhorst, Sam Wood, Ryan Hall, Rowan Milnes, Phoenix Laualu-Tongaga’e, Albert Vete, Elliot Minchella, George King, Frankie Halton, Kane Linnett, Matty Storton.
Interchanges: Connor Moore, Zack Fishwick, Connor Barley.