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Richard Gore’s match report

Hull won convincingly and their all-round game was too much for a courageous Wilmslow side.
The game was effectively over by half-time.
Hull’s Gary Pearce praised his side’s attacking ability but said better execution of passes would have seen an even more emphatic scoreline.
A first minute try by Hull winger Mike Adlard in the first minute converted by
Off-half Simon Humberston set the scene for what was a one sided contest.
After six minutes another long range attack by Hull saw number eight Joe Stafford storm in for a try. Further tries came from a catch and drive awarded to hooker Tom Rice, a Lee Birch try which saw the winger junk his way through a static defence and a trade mark try from centre Ali Heard who brushed of a would be tackler on his way to the line.
Simon Humberston kicked one conversion and although the visitors fought back with tries from winger Harry Patch and second row Matt Shufflebottom which was converted by Bobby MacCullum, Hull were well ahead 29-12 at the break.
The second half saw Wilmslow hold out till the 59th minute but the the flood gates opened and Hull scored
Four tries in the final quarter with Simon Humberston kicking three more conversions.
Mike Adlard’s pace saw him sprint away from the Wilmslow defence after 59 minutes.
Centre Steve Johnson rounded off a good performance when he burst through a tackle to go over after 70 minutes.
Joe Stafford scored again when a superb pass from Humberstone saw him run in from 30 yards out.
Hull’s final try came from centre Joey Martin who raced 57 yards after a Wilmslow attack broke down in Hull’s half giving the home side the satisfaction of scoring over 50 points as they secured a maximum haul and their third win out of four games.

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