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12 players and staff from Hull FC tested positive to C19 - their next two games have been postponed.
 

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Samoa centre Carlos Tuimavave has signed a new four-year deal with Super League side Hull FC.

The 28-year-old has scored 37 tries in 111 appearances for the Airlie Birds since moving from National Rugby League side Newcastle Knights in 2016.

Tuimavave was part of the 2016 and 2017 Challenge Cup winning teams, and has scored five tries in nine games during the 2020 Super League season.
 

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Betfred Super League
Warrington (8) 14
Tries: Ashton 2, Gelling Goals: Ratchford
Hull FC (13) 27
Tries: Faraimo, Cator, Satae, Connor Goals: Sneyd 5 Drop-goal: Sneyd

Hull FC moved within 80 minutes of a 'home' Grand Final at the KCOM Stadium by dumping Warrington out of the Super League play-offs at the first phase.

Marc Sneyd's two conversions and drop-goal gave Hull the edge at the break as Stefan Ratchford failed to convert two.

Chris Satae added to Bureta Faraimo and Joe Cator's first-half scores before Matty Ashton scored his second, with Anthony Gelling having earlier crossed.

Sneyd kicked a penalty goal and Jake Connor's late try settled the result.

League Leader's Shield winners Wigan will host Hull at the DW Stadium next Thursday.
 

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Former Hull FC captain and England international Gareth Ellis has retired from rugby league at the age of 39.
 

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Back-rower Jordan Lane has signed a new two-year contract with Hull FC, keeping him with the Super League club until the end of the 2022 campaign.

The 23-year-old, who made his debut against Leeds Rhinos in March 2018, has played 13 times this year.
 

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Hull FC have appointed former Warrington and Huddersfield full-back Brett Hodgson as their new head coach.

The 42-year-old former Man of Steel joins the Super League club from his role as assistant coach with NRL side Wests Tigers.
 

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Hull FC have signed experienced Australian half-back Josh Reynolds from NRL side Wests Tigers for next season.

The 31-year-old, who scored 44 tries in the Australian league, moves to KCOM Stadium on a two-year deal with the option of a third year.

Reynolds represented New South Wales in the State of Origin series in 2014 and has played 160 NRL games in his career.

He'll do well in the old dart.
 

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The Wests Tigers have confirmed veteran playmaker Josh Reynolds has been released from the final year of his contract at Concord to take up an offer with Super League outfit Hull.

The former NSW Blues five-eighth has penned a two-year deal with Hull, where he'll join recently appointed head coach and former Tigers assistant Brett Hodgson.
 

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It has not taken long for Josh Reynolds, Hull FC's new big-name half-back, to settle in at his new club.

The Australian, a New South Wales State of Origin winner and a two-time National Rugby League Grand Finalist, is known as 'Grub' for his nuggety, vocal demeanour on the field.

Already his new team-mates have started to pick that up, as he builds up for a first taste of Super League.
 

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Former England hooker Shaun Lunt has announced his retirement from rugby league after a 16-year playing career in the sport.

The 33-year-old began his career at Castleford in 2005 before spells with Workington and Huddersfield Giants.

He reached the 2009 Challenge Cup final with the Giants and won his only England cap the following year.

In 2012 he went on loan to Leeds Rhinos and helped them beat Warrington in that year's Super League Grand Final.

He then went on to join Hull KR, spending four seasons with the club and captaining the side before short stints with Batley and Barrow Raiders in 2020.

Lunt never played for the Raiders, however, after the 2020 League One campaign was impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.