Saints face Hull FC at the KCOM Stadium on Friday in the final regular season Super League fixture with kick off at 7:45pm and we have all the pre-match and game day information you need.
Hull FC could still qualify for the Betfred Super League play-offs despite suffering three consecutive defeats. All eyes will be on Castleford Tigers’ clash with Wigan Warriors on Thursday evening, because if Daryl Powell’s side are beaten by the Warriors, Hull FC know a victory of their own against Saints on Friday will see them claim the final play-off place.
Saints have faced Hull FC twice so far this season, with the Saints winning both meetings. On Easter Monday we beat the black and whites 62-16 at the Totally Wicked Stadium, before winning 40-12 in East Yorkshire in the first week on July.
Saints have scored 18 tries in our two games against Hull FC so far this season with August’s Player of the Month, Kevin Naiqama scoring four of those on Easter Monday. Hull bound Adam Swift also adding a hat-trick that day. Lachlan Coote and Jonny Lomax have scored three tries a piece over the two games.
Team News and Match Preview:
Both sides’ have named their 19-man squad for the match as Justin Holbrook makes just one change.
Head Coach Holbrook feels the win over the Huddersfield Giants gave some of his key players some important match fitness ahead of the playoffs and is well aware of Hull’s dangers despite their poor run of form.
The Man in the middle:
The referee for our clash tonight is Liam Moore.
Travelling to Emerald Headingley:
Parking is available at the KCOM Stadium on Walton Street car park, charged at £5 per vehicle. Click here for directions and parking information.
Saints fans are seated in the East Stand in E1 and E2. Bigger away followings often result in the opening of the easterly corner of the North Stand. Supporters can purchase tickets from the Pitchside Bar located outside the North Stand priced at £26 for adults, £23 for concessions and £12 for juniors. You can view a full list of ticket prices and how to buy here.
How to follow the action:
Supporters not making the trip can follow live score updates and behind-the-scenes coverage on our social media channels and minute by minute updates from 7.45pm here on Saintsrlfc.com. Just head to the homepage and click on the match centre image.