Hull FC notebook: Logan Moy message, Pele scores in crazy comeback, academy win

Logan Moy was presented with his Hull FC debut shirt by club legend Richard Horne.
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Logan Moy message

Logan Moy has thanked Hull FC fans for their support at Castleford Tigers on Friday night. The teenage full-back got the nod for the Black and Whites, fresh after signing a new long-term deal at the club. He made his fourth appearance, and his second start, earning plaudits from interim head coach Simon Grix for his performance.

Speaking on Hull's social media channels, Moy said: "Thank you to all the fans who came out tonight. It's been a whirlwind of a 24 hours for me, signing a three-year deal with this club, it's been a childhood dream for me and its come through tonight. Playing with the boys again in first-grade, I'm absolutely loving it. Thank you for coming out week in and week out and supporting us. We're going to try give our best for you every week."

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Franklin Pele scored a late try as York Knights staged a sublime comeback in the Championship on Sunday. The Knights were 22-0 down at Swinton Lions, scoring five tries inside the last 12 minutes to win the game 30-22. Pele, who came off the bench, scored the final try to seal the win, with Davy Litten also featuring in the full-back position.

Elsewhere, Liam Tindall and Jayden Okunbor featured for Bradford Bulls on the wing and at centre. The former Super League side lost out 21-20 at Batley Bulldogs. Young duo Mackenzie Harman and Lennon Bursell also played in the half-back and back-row roles for Newcastle Thunder in League 1. They were beaten 24-16 by Rochdale Hornets.

Milestone duo

Hull FC pair Danny Houghton and Tom Briscoe both made significant milestones on Friday nights. Houghton played his 450th game of his career, with 447 of those coming for the Black and Whites. Briscoe, meanwhile, made his 150th appearance for Hull FC, with 91 tries to his name.

Academy win

Hull FC made it four wins from six in the Academy Championship, defeating Castleford Tigers 29-18 at Wheldon Road. Jack Charles featured for the side for the first time this year, scoring one try, four goals, and one drop goal in the win.

He also had a say in other tries, with Will Kirby, Callum Barfield, Joe Ward, and Will Hutchinson all crossing over. The win keeps Francis Cummins' side in check with what would be a third consecutive top four finish.

Five Hull FC players selected in regional camps

Five Hull FC girls players have been chosen to participate in the Central Yorkshire Girls Talent Hub squads. The six-week programmes are catered around developing core skills as the powers that by identify the female rugby league stars of the future. There will also be two playing opportunities. Taking part in the sessions are Macie Kemp, Charlotte Sutton, Kahnye Manava-Faraimo, Olivia Turner, and Rachel Atkinson.

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