Hull FC win against Wolfpack

Hull FC have defeated Toronto 26-20 in the new Canadian club’s first competitve fixture.

In an entertaining match at the KCOM Stadium, the Airlie Birds just edged in front in the final quarter and held on to win the game.

Australian Blake Wallace made history when he got Toronto’s first-ever try, crossing in the 12th minute.

The Black and Whites hit back five minutes later when Albert Kelly scored.

Hull FC made it 10-6 when Jamie Shaul touched down in the 21st minute.

In a high-scoring opening spell Mahe Fonua was the next to score, before FuiFui MoiMoi crossed for the Wolfpack.

Fonau bagged his second to give the home team a 20-12 lead at half-time.

In the second half Toronto started strongly with Johnny Pownall scoring one minute in.

Liam Kay then got in on the action to tie it up at 20-20.

Hull FC took the lead back when Nick Rawsthorne dived over in the corner in the 59th minute, after Craig Hall spilled the ball trying to offload.

With three minutes left James Laithwaite broke through and look likely to score, but his wild offload went straight to a Hull FC player and that was the abrupt end of Toronto’s attack.

The Black and Whites finished four-point winners in their third pre-season trial.

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