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Radford angry after heavy loss

22nd April 2019, 19:47 by Daniel McCarthy

Hull FC boss Lee Radford was furious following their 62-16 thrashing by St Helens on Monday.

Hull went into the game on the back of a 56-12 win over arch rivals Hull KR at the KCOM Stadium on Friday, and had a chance of going up to third in the table.

However, the rampant Saints ran in 11 tries, including four from Kevin Naiqama, to inflict Hull's second defeat of the season where they conceded over 60 points.

The Black and Whites scored two early tries from Joe Westerman and Carlos Tuimavave but then came the onslaught with Saints having a 20-point advantage at half time.

Radford admits he was unhappy with the way his team played and says Monday's opposition and Warrington are head and shoulders above the rest in the division.

Asked when it started to go wrong for Hull, Radford expanded a little further: "About 15 minutes in, they sort of kicked on into a gear that we unfortunately just couldn't match.

"The two disallowed tries obviously had an impact on the game, but they probably were forward passes both of them so we can't argue with them.

"Heads certainly dropped after that. I just think it's the second time we've played the top two teams, these and Warrington, and the clear dominance of their middle has been really astoundingly worrying. We brought six kids in who hadn't played on Friday and that's unfortunate for the six."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Daniel McCarthy is a reporter who is very knowledgeable about football at all levels, and a keen Leeds United fan. He also follows darts, snooker, motorsport, and rugby league.

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