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Three first-half tries from Hull FC proved sufficient to safe victory over the Rhinos at Headingley in Sunday’s stay Tremendous League match. “We have to take a look at ourselves and the way, in a superb defensive efficiency, we have managed to concede 18 factors,” Richard Agar mentioned

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Josh Griffin and Adam Swift have a good time a strive in Hull FC’s win over Leeds

Richard Agar rued a handful of defensive lapses that led to his facet being overwhelmed 18-12 by Hull FC at in Sunday evening’s Betfred Tremendous League conflict.

The guests scored three tries within the first half at Emerald Headingley as they clinched a detailed six-point victory on a moist evening which noticed 4,000 followers admitted to Headingley for the primary time in over 14 months.

Twice Josh Griffin broke previous Leeds centre Konrad Hurrell, as soon as to arrange Adam Swift to cross after which to attain a strive of his personal and Agar conceded one-on-one misses proved pricey at their house stadium.

Hull maintain off Rhinos for victory

Two first-half tries from Adam Swift proved sufficient to assist Hull FC to a dogged 18-12 victory over Leeds in Tremendous League.

“We felt we did loads of issues proper throughout the sport,” Agar mentioned. “We obtained our defence organised rather well, we withstood some early stress.

“I might say I am fairly pleased with the defensive efficiency, however we have had a number of one-on-one misses that basically damage us on the scoreboard.

“We have to take a look at ourselves and the way, in a superb defensive efficiency, we have managed to concede 18 factors.”

The Rhinos had potential tries for Richie Myler and Tom Briscoe dominated out by the video referee and Agar believes the decision in opposition to Briscoe’s second-half effort was questionable.

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Leeds coach Richard Agar was left disillusioned together with his facet after they did not convert early possibilities as they misplaced 12-18 to Hull FC within the Betfred Tremendous League

Leeds coach Richard Agar was left disillusioned together with his facet after they did not convert early possibilities as they misplaced 12-18 to Hull FC within the Betfred Tremendous League

“I felt the referee was very, very fast to get his whistle in his mouth and the deal with was nonetheless happening,” Agar mentioned. “I believed that was a reasonably large name within the context of the sport.

“It is exhausting to say whether or not we did not get the rub of the inexperienced or not. I am going to take a look at it, however there appeared to be loads of query marks from a few folks.”

Hull head coach Brett Hodgson has hailed his group’s resilience after they held on to victory within the tight contest.

The Black and Whites took an 18-8 lead into half-time and have been underneath siege for lengthy durations in a moist and wild second half.

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Participant of the match Josh Griffin was filled with reward of his facet following a hard-fought win over Leeds in what he described as difficult circumstances

Participant of the match Josh Griffin was filled with reward of his facet following a hard-fought win over Leeds in what he described as difficult circumstances

However the guests managed to maintain the Rhinos at bay at Headingley, solely conceding a late attempt to Briscoe to notch their fourth league win of the season.

“It was a tricky sport to look at, the circumstances clearly made it very tough,” Hodgson mentioned. “However our resilience, our willingness to defend our try-line was excellent.

“I am actually pleased with the outcome. Our willingness to battle for our try-line was unbelievable. The group effort was wonderful.

“Clearly we’re not pleased with our completions in that second half. We spoke about what it takes to win a sport for 80 minutes in opposition to Leeds.

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Brett Hodgson was left feeling happy with his gamers following their win over Leeds in tough circumstances at Headingley

Brett Hodgson was left feeling happy with his gamers following their win over Leeds in tough circumstances at Headingley

“We needed to be good defensively and fortunately we have been. It’s a large win, and within the context of final week’s outcome we needed to verify we obtained again to that profitable type.”

Hull scored all three of their tries on Leeds’ proper edge and Hodgson admitted his facet focused Hurrell.

“We had a plan going into the sport, typically these plans do not at all times come off,” Hodgson mentioned.

“However I believed the footwork prior to truly catching the ball that Josh Griffin needed to make Konrad Hurrell slip over and discover the house that he did, I am actually blissful for Josh.”



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