Read the match report from Saturday’s Junior Media Manager Jamie Owst, as Hull FC marked their annual Junior Takeover.
Jamie was one of ten children to take part in the third annual Junior Takeover, with roles including Junior Pitch Announcer, Junior Head Coach and Junior Kitman
Hull FC miss out on second place after a threatening second half from the visitors.
Hull FC couldn’t secure second place despite being equal with the visitors at half time. Hull remain 4th in the table although being joint 2nd with Wigan and Warrington on points, points difference sets us back.
Hull FC welcome back Mickey Paea, who was out with a shoulder injury, and Joe Westerman, who was out due to illness. New signing Tevita Sate is set to make his debut.
The deadlock is broken after just under 3 minutes of play as Salford go up the right edge with Sio, Sneyd’s tackle just isn’t enough to stop him going over in the corner. Inu converts, Salford lead 6-0 at the KCOM.
After a Salford error in their own half, Hull hit back with Scott Taylor who runs through a gap after a nice pass by Gareth Ellis. Sneyd converts and it is all square, 6-6.
Following on from a metre-eating run from Shaul, Hull looked to capitalize as Paea powers over the line with the assist going to Houghton. Sneyd converts and Hull take the lead after 18 minutes, 12-6.
After yet another Salford error, Hull pass the ball up and back down the line leaving Sio to defend against 2 Hull attackers, Faraimo then steps back inside pushing the Salford centre out of the way to touch down for Hull’s 3rd try of the game. Sneyd isn’t able to convert, 16-6.
The errors keep on coming for both teams, this time it is in Salford’s favour which allows Salford prop Lee Mossop to power over the line underneath the posts. Inu converts, Hull still lead 16-12.
After 28 minutes, Scott Taylor is taken off to be replaced by Tevita Satae who makes his bench debut in front of the Hull Faithful.
An equalising try for Salford’s Ken Sio in the corner after a conceded penalty by Hull, Inu goes just wide of the posts and it’s all square at 16-16 with just under 7 minutes until halftime.
The siren goes for halftime as the teams head into the dressing rooms equal at 16 points to 16 points.
HALF TIME - HULL FC 16 - 16 SALFORD RED DEVILS
After just 2 minutes of the second half, Salford take the lead as Jake Bibby powers over the line. Inu puts it in between the sticks from the left edge, 22-16 to Salford.
Salford strike again as Lee Mossop powers down the middle although it loooks as though Hull fullback Shaul had held him up, Mossop manages to get out of the tackle and touch the ball down. Inu doesn’t miss from in front and Salford now lead 28-16.
Hull hit back with Jordan Lane going over, assist goes to Jake Connor with a wonderful and miraculous offload. Sneyd manages to convert from the right edge, Salford still lead 28-22.
From the kickoff, Hull are gifted a penalty as the ball goes out on the full. Hull don’t manage to score and from the scrum, Salford go upfield. On the fifth, Hastings puts the ball up leading to Inu rising above Naulago and Buchanan and collecting the ball. He then races to the try line, he manages to convert his own try. Salford now lead by 12 points, it is 34-22.
After a long pass from Hull is intercepted by Kris Welham he runs 50 metres until he is halted by Jamie Shaul. There isn’t enough defense to stop Hastings running along the line and darting through a gap. Inu isn’t able to convert and Salford lead by 16 points, 38-22.
A short kickoff from Sneyd is put back by Connor but after a battle for the ball, Salford end up with the ball.
Salford then looked threatening as they run up the field, after a few tackles Inu runs inside from the wing, receives the ball and powers over the line. Inu manages to convert, 44-22.
After going at halftime at 16 points a piece, Hull couldn’t stop Salford and their threatening attack. Salford claim the 2 points.
FULL TIME - HULL FC 22 - 44 SALFORD RED DEVILS
Hull FC: Jamie Shaul, Bureta Faraimo, Josh Griffin, Carlos Tuimavave, Ratu Naulago, Jake Connor, Marc Sneyd, Scott Taylor, Danny Houghton, Mickey Paea, Joe Westerman, Jordan Lane, Gareth Ellis.
Interchange: Josh Bowden, Brad Fash, Keiran Buchanan, Tevita Satae
Salford: Niall Evalds, Ken Sio, Kris Welham, Jake Bibby, Kristin Inu, Tuimoala Lolohea, Jackson Hastings, Lee Mossop, Logan Tomkins, Adam Walker, Josh Jones, Ryan Lannon, Greg Burke.
Interchange: Mark Flanagan, Joey Lussick, Ben Nakubuwai, Josh Johnson.
Hull FC: Taylor (8), Paea (17), Faraimo (21), Lane (60)
Goals: Sneyd (3/4)
Salford: Sio (4,34), Mossop (25,47), Bibby (42), Inu (65,76)
Goals: Inu (6/7)