Hull took on a dangerous Kirby Lonsdale side on Saturday and ran out convincing 42-12 winners with maximum bonus points to put themselves into second place and a play off place.
Gary Pearce was delighted with the result that sees Hull place their fate in their own hands.
A six-try haul saw Hull ‘s backs run in two tries through Tomasi Tanumi, centre Joe Martin full-back Lee Birch, forward Zak Poole and two from winger Mike Adlard.
Off-half Steve Johnson’s three conversions and two penalties just emphasised Hull’s all round superiority.
Hull have now played their game in hand over their opponents and now have an exciting run in to the end of the season.
A series of league games added to a Yorkshire Cup semi-final means that they are still involved in two competitions that can bring the club success.
Next week’s game against Birekenhead offers the chance of consolidating their second place in the league and play-off credentials.