Updated lineups for Saturday's #PacificTest double header.
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Hull FC 22 (Tickle, Briscoe, Sing, Domic tries; Cooke 3 goals) def Hull KR 14 (Dyer, Tangata-Toa, Bauer tries; Murrell goal). Att: 23,002.
Hull FC hung for the points in a thrilling derby game over Hull KR at a packed KC Stadium.
The Black and Whites took the early advantaged and opened up a 12-0 lead through Danny Tickle and Shaun Briscoe, before Luke Dyer got the Robins back in the game just before the interval.
Rovers began the second half well before Motu Tony's huge kick return set up Matt Sing to score for Hull. David Tangata-Toa and Andreas Bauer gave the visitors hope but Sid Domic's last-minute try shook them off, as the Airlie Birds claimed the bragging rights.
St Helens 48 (Bennett 2, Long, Gidley, Meli, Wellens, Gardner, Fa'asavalu, Roby tries; Long 2, Wellens 4 goals) def Salford City Reds 4 (Coley try). Att: 9,409.
St Helens effortlessly disposed of Salford City Reds at Knowsley Road.
Sean Long was first score for the host. Matt Gidley, Francis Meli, Paul Wellens and Ade Gardner following him as Saints racked up a 26-0 half-time lead. This effectively killed the game off.
Things did not get much better for the Reds in the second half as Maurie Fa'asavalu, James Roby and two from second row Mike Bennett completed Saints' scoring.
Salford pulled one back when prop Andy Coley gathered his own kick to score.
Bradford Bulls 36 (Vainikolo 2, Solomona, Henderson, Platt, McKenna tries; Deacon 6 goals) def Wakefield Wildcats 24 (Fox 2, Blaymire, Henderson, Rooney; Rooney 2 goals). Att: 9,106.
Bradford Bulls withstood another Wakefield Wildcats second half comeback to take the spoils at A.S. Stadium Belle Vue.
The Bulls raced into a 24-6 lead at the interval Lesley Vainikolo touchdown twice and David Solomona scored against his old side as the Bulls threatened to run riot.
Matt Blaymire, Kevin Henderson and Peter Fox all scored after the break to give the Wildcats some hope.
Michael Platt and Chris McKenna's tries calmed any nerves for Bradford before Jamie Rooney's try was a late consolation for the hosts.
Huddersfield Giants 26 (Drew, Crabtree, Aspinwall tries; Thorman 7 goals) def Warrington Wolves 18 (Fa'afili 2, Gleeson tries; Briers 3 goals). Att: 9,483.
Huddersfield Giants held off a Warrington fight-back to claim an important win at Halliwell Jones Stadium.
The visitors took total control of the game by the break by opening up a 22-8 lead. Brad Drew scored first after a clever dummy, with Henry Fa'afili replying before Eorl Crabtree and Martin Aspinwall reinforced the Giants' lead.
Warrington scored early in the second half through Martin Gleeson and with Fa