Tuesday 17th August 2021
It has been a busy start to the week off the field and promises to be busy on the field too. Three of our local sides are in league action.
Hull FC announced the contract extension of Jake Connor. The highly influential full-back has signed a new two-year deal with the Black and Whites. Originally signed as a centre Connor has covered numerous positions including in the halves. This season has seen some of his best rugby amassing 20 assists so far. Firmly a fan-favourite on announcing the new deal Connor spoke to hullfc.com: “I’m absolutely buzzing to get my contract finalised. It was an absolute no-brainer for me; the club has treated me well since day one and I’m really glad to get it sorted, and I’m looking forward to cracking on.”
After Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Rossington Main, North Ferriby return to the Dransfield Stadium on Tuesday night with the visit of Brigg Town, kick-off 7-45 p.m. Ferriby were leading 1-0 until the 95th minute but when they went down to ten men midway through the second half it would always be a struggle to stay in front. After two tough performances against Whitley Bay, Ferriby were looking to respond which they did in a fashion with a point away from home. But manager Chris Bolder is looking for a massive amount of improvement from his side moving forward in the season ahead… »»
Hall Road Rangers return to action following a 3-1 victory over Ollerton. Oliver Harsley has the preview: The games keep on coming as Rangers travel to Selby Town on Tuesday night. Selby have collected seven points from their first three league games which includes back-to-back wins against Rossington Main and Brigg Town. Harry Clapham is the top scorer for the Robins with four league goals to his name which includes a hat track in the victory at Brigg. Flynn McNaughton and Liam Flanagan both have two league goals so far this season. Sewell summed up by saying that he wants his players to build on the Ollerton win against Selby on Tuesday night. “We’ll have to take Saturday’s performance into the game on Tuesday night having seen Selby’s result away at Brigg. We’ll make sure everyone is rested and recovered for Tuesday night” Sewell concluded.
Report by: Simon Bromwich