Super League  Friday 4th July 2014  Kingston Communications Stadium  Att: 12,328

Squad

Abdull, Bowden, Ellis, Hadley, Heremaia, Horne, Houghton, Lancaster, Paea, Paleaaesina, Sa, Shaul, Talanoa, Thompson, Tuson, Watts, Westerman, Whiting, Yeaman.

Squad

Asotasi, Atkins, C. Bridge, Currie, Dwyer, England, R. Evans, Harrison, Higham, Hill, King, J. Monaghan, O'Brien, Ormsby, Philbin, Ratchford, Riley, Russell, Westwood.

Scorers

TRY SCORERS:

Callum Lancaster

Callum Lancaster

Callum Lancaster

GOAL SCORERS:

Joe Westerman

Joe Westerman

Jordan Abdull

Scorers

TRY SCORERS:

Gene Ormsby

Ben Harrison

Ryan Atkins

Stefan Ratchford

GOAL SCORERS:

Chris Bridge

Chris Bridge

Chris Bridge

Chris Bridge

Full Report

Match Official: B Thaler

Teenage winger Callum Lancaster continued the blazing start to his First Utility Super League career with a hat-trick of tries on his home debut but in-form Warrington Wolves made sure there was no happy return to the KC Stadium for Hull FC as they went down 24-18.

The 17-year-old scored all of his side's tries to take his tally to eight in just four appearances as Hull appeared in front of their own fans for the first time in two months.

However, the KC Stadium is a happy hunting ground for the Wolves, who have not lost there since 2007, and they ground out an eighth successive win to maintain their surge up the table.

Hull lost scrum-half Richard Horne with concussion after five minutes but Aaron Heremaia proved a useful replacement and they opened the scoring with a penalty from teenage stand-off Jordan Abdull.

The visitors struggled most with the wet ball and Hull punished a fumble by hooker Micky Higham after 17 minutes, with Abdull kicking the loose ball on for Lancaster to open his account.

Most of the Warrington fans failed to reach Hull because of the closure of the M62 but, as their numbers gradually swelled, so their team began to make their presence felt too.

Centre Joel Monaghan collected Gareth O'Brien's high kick on the last tackle but was prevented from grounding the ball, before Hull full-back Jamie Shaul was forced to scramble to deny stand-off Chris Bridge after he had charged down Abdull's attempted clearance kick.

The Wolves' first try eventually fell to loose forward Stefan Ratchford but the architect was full-back Matty Russell, with a determined 60-metre run in which he fended off a host of would-be tacklers to create the position for Monaghan to supply the final pass.

Bridge's conversion tied the scores but Joe Westerman edged Hull back in front with a penalty before Warrington struck again in the final minute of the first half.

O'Brien came up with a perfectly-weighted grubber kick that bounced kindly for centre Ryan Atkins to touch down, with Bridge adding the goal to make it 12-8 at the break.

Bridge extended the lead through a penalty early in the second half, clearly sensing that points would be hard to come by in the difficult conditions.

Both sides continued to fritter away possession and Hull took full advantage of Wolves winger Gene Ormsby's knock-on from a scrum on his own 20-metre line.

Skipper Gareth Ellis got over the line only to lose his grip on the ball but then sent out a superb pass for Lancaster to finish decisively to claim his second try.

Westerman's missed kick left his side trailing by two points and they fell further behind after an hour when Ben Harrison took O'Brien's pass to charge over for the visitors' third try, to which Bridge added his fourth goal.

And there was no way back for the home side when Monaghan split their defence in the 66th minute for Bridge to get Ormsby over for their fourth try.

Hull made the most of another handling error from the visitors to get Lancaster over for his third try three minutes from the end and Westerman's touchline conversion cut the gap to six points, but it came too late to affect the result.

Match Action

  • 78m
    goal

    Joe Westerman

    Hull

  • 78m
    try

    Callum Lancaster

    Hull

  • 67m
    try

    Gene Ormsby

    Warrington

  • 60m
    goal

    Chris Bridge

    Warrington

  • 60m
    try

    Ben Harrison

    Warrington

  • 57m
    interchange_off

    Ben Westwood

    Warrington

  • 57m
    interchange_on

    George King

    Warrington

  • 55m
    interchange_on

    Brad Dwyer

    Warrington

  • 55m
    interchange_off

    Anthony England

    Warrington

  • 54m
    try

    Callum Lancaster

    Hull

  • 48m
    goal

    Chris Bridge

    Warrington

  • 40m
    goal

    Chris Bridge

    Warrington

  • 40m
    try

    Ryan Atkins

    Warrington

  • 37m
    goal

    Joe Westerman

    Hull

  • 36m
    interchange_on

    Ben Westwood

    Warrington

  • 36m
    interchange_off

    Ben Harrison

    Warrington

  • 30m
    try

    Stefan Ratchford

    Warrington

  • 30m
    goal

    Chris Bridge

    Warrington

  • 27m
    interchange_off

    Chris Hill

    Warrington

  • 27m
    interchange_on

    Roy Asotasi

    Warrington

  • 26m
    interchange_off

    Liam Watts

    Hull

  • 26m
    interchange_on

    Iafeta Paleaaesina

    Hull

  • 25m
    interchange_off

    Anthony England

    Warrington

  • 25m
    interchange_on

    Ben Westwood

    Warrington

  • 18m
    try

    Callum Lancaster

    Hull

  • 17m
    interchange_off

    Josh Bowden

    Hull

  • 17m
    interchange_on

    Mickey Paea

    Hull

  • 15m
    goal

    Jordan Abdull

    Hull

  • 6m
    interchange_on

    Aaron Heremaia

    Hull

  • 6m
    interchange_off

    Richard Horne

    Hull