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2021 Challenge Cup Semi-Final Preview, Hull FC Vs St Helens RLFC

Aaron Sutcliffe previews Hull FC’s clash with St Helens in the Challenge Cup semi-finals. This is what we have to look forward to.

Venue: Leigh Sports Village
Kick-off: Saturday 5th June, 2:30pm

Last Five Meetings

St Helens 34-16 Hull FC (28/05/21)
Hull FC 18-32 St Helens (16/02/20)
Hull FC 6-22 St Helens (13/09/19)
Hull FC 12-40 St Helens (05/07/19)
St Helens 62-16 Hull FC (22/04/19)

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Match Preview

Hull FC take on St Helens for the second time in a week after Saints eased past the Airlie Birds in their most recent Super League outing. The Black and Whites last won the competition in 2017 while Saints have to go back to 2008 for their last Challenge Cup success when they beat Saturday’s opponents in the final.

Brett Hodgson makes one change to his 21-man squad with Connor Wynne coming in for loose forward Joe Cator who suffered a calf strain against Saints last time out.

Kristian Woolf includes wings Tommy Makinson and Regan Grace in his 21-man squad as he makes two changes from last week’s win against the Airlie Birds. Mark Percival and Ben Davies drop out, the former sidelined through a hamstring injury.

Prediction

Saints by four points.

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