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  1. Hull FC 18-6 Hull KR
  2. Logan with two of Hull FC’s three tries
  3. Leaders St Helens at home to Wigan Warriors (15:00 BST)
  4. Warrington v Salford and Leeds v Huddersfield also start at 15:00 BST
  5. Listen: Selection of BBC radio commentaries at top of page
  6. Get involved using #bbcrl on social media

Live Reporting

By Matt Newsum

All times stated are UK

  1. Post update

    Hull FC 18-6 Hull KR

    Penalty for Hull. Danny McGuire hung on too long, the sweat matting his fringe to his forehead… and his frustrations are visible.

    Hull will take the two here.

  2. Post update

    Hull FC 18-6 Hull KR

    Rovers try to keep the ball alive in the tackle, but Jimmy Keinhorst’s effort turns the ball over.

    Here come Hull again…

  3. Post update

    Hull FC 18-6 Hull KR

    When will we start to see a dip in intensity? Right now, it’s blazing sunshine, warm down at pitch level and it’s being played at a real lick.

    Hull have snatched momentum with a couple of back-to-back scores, Rovers desperate for a foothold.

    They finish the set with a raking kick down field from Jake Connor who poked it JUST inside the field of play before bouncing out in goal… cheeky smile tells you that was dead!

  4. TRY: Hull FC 18-6 Hull KR

    Jack Logan, con Marc Sneyd

    Jack Logan try for Hull FC

    Copyright: Reuters

    Hull FC’s right edge attack was a bit stuttery early on, but they’ve really hit their stride now.

    Marc Sneyd pulled the ball out the back to Jake Connor who was searing to the line, he timed his pass beautifully to Connor Wynne – chiming in and he might have fancied it himself…

    However, he drew the jammed-in winger and slipped a pass coolly wide to Jack Logan who picked up his second with a calm finish.

    Bedlam at the KCOM.

  5. Post update

    Hull FC 12-6 Hull KR

    Penny for the thoughts of Tim Sheens right now. Bit of a rollercoaster for those in red and white at the moment.

    This feels as close to Wembley 1980 and the Challenge Cup final in terms of atmosphere and intensity as any derby in recent memory.

    It’s surging.

    Hull back to zero after a Rovers hand gets to the ball… 10 away!

    Hull Kingston Rovers head coach Tim Sheens

    Copyright: Reuters

  6. TRY: Hull FC 12-6 Hull KR

    Jack Logan, con Marc Sneyd

    What a humdinger this game is. Pulsating.

    Connor Wynne kept the ball alive with a smart offload. Danny Houghton from dummy half found Jake Connor in space, who clipped a peach of a kick to the corner.

    Jack Logan leapt, spun and finished beautifully. Converted. Back in front.

  7. Post update

    Hull FC 6-6 Hull KR

    Goodness me. Can’t keep up with this!

    Hull KR and Lee Jewitt make a mess of the restart and have to drop out from under their posts…

    It’s relentless.

  8. TRY: Hull FC 6-6 Hull KR

    Jimmy Keinhorst, con Craig Hall

    What a try! Jimmy Keinhorst again the hero for Rovers as he shreds his way through the Hull defence to score.

    It came off a drop-out on the back of the Hull FC turnover off the kick-off.

    Craig Hall slides across from a pass from Danny Drinkwater, skipped on the outside and crashing through was Keinhorst onto the flat ball and over the stripe.

  9. Post update

    Hull FC 6-0 Hull KR

    Hull FC have coughed up the ball off the restart!

    Rovers surge forward through George Lawler. Danger here for the home team.

  10. TRY: Hull FC 6-0 Hull KR

    Jake Connor, con Marc Sneyd

    Jake Connor try for Hull FC

    Copyright: Reuters

    Hull have the breakthrough on the back of the penalty!

    Danny Houghton dished the ball out of dummy half to the searing run of Jake Connor, who drifts menacingly at speed across the line before straightening up and blasting through to score under pressure.

    Brilliant from a player with proper X-factor. Marc Sneyd bangs over the two and it’s a six-point ball-game.

  11. Post update

    Hull FC 0-0 Hull KR

    Some big carries put Hull down field, notably from Scott Taylor, but when the ball went out to the Airlie Birds’ right-edge, the play went forward again in a knock-on.

    Jake Connor, a real threat, has not quite found the rhythm yet.

    Rovers knock-on shortly after – Danny McGuire with a rare errant pass as Joel Tomkins tried to slam onto the short ball.

    Nerves fraying perhaps? Penalty to Hull for not square at marker. Marc Sneyd bangs it to touch.

  12. NO TRY

    Hull FC 0-0 Hull KR

    Tommy Lee’s ball-carrying arm touched the turf before he popped out the arm to ‘score’ and the try is chalked off.

    Hull KR had huge numbers on that right edge and that was a waste.

    Hull FC penalty.

  13. TRY REVIEW (Hull KR)

    Hull FC 0-0 Hull KR

    Tommy Lee goes for the line on the back of that drop-out… Rovers think they’re over as Lee stretched out his arm.

    Is a double movement? Gone up to the video ref as a try.

  14. Post update

    Hull FC 0-0 Hull KR

    Blazing sunshine at the KCOM Stadium, those forwards rattling in at 100mph are going to feel that.

    Rovers get to the end of their set, a lovely kick in behind, diagonal grubber is threaded through and it looks like Carlos Tuimavave escorts Weller Hauraki off the ball.

    Away fans furious. Jack Logan is pinned in goal though as Hull try to clear and Rovers get the drop out.


  15. Post update

    Hull FC 0-0 Hull KR

    Watching the way Lee Jewitt was manhandled by the Hull FC defence, grappled and dumped, it just shows you how savage this rivalry is going to be.

    Rovers get to the end of their set, slamming a kick through to rookie Connor Wynne.

    He takes it all in his stride, literally, scything through against the Rovers pressure to get Hull on the front foot.

    Fine work. Then Jake Connor’s delayed pass slips from his grasp and set comes to an end. The very best and then sloppy from the young full-back.

  16. Kick-off

    Hull FC 0-0 Hull KR

    The hooter has sounded.

    Ben Thaler has his whistle pursed to his lips.

    Both sides set for a blockbusting rugby league derby which has properly caught the attentions of the local public.

    It’s off – to a deafening roar. Rovers get first dibs.

  17. Here we go

    Hull FC v Hull KR (12:45 BST)

    “Old faithful,” roar the Hull FC fans, as the teams emerge from the tunnel.

    The KCOM Stadium looks a real picture, rafters-full with East Yorkshire pride.

    Really looking forward to this.

  18. Post update

    Hull FC v Hull KR (12:45 BST)

    Here we go then. Sun beating down on the KCOM Stadium which is stuffed to the brim with black and white and red and white coloured fans.

    Johnny Whiteley – a rugby league legend in Hull – is bringing out the matchball.

    Rovers are in the tunnel… Hull to follow them shortly.

  19. BBC coverage

    Hull FC v Hull KR

    BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra

    Don’t forget you can also listen to this afternoon’s output.

    The Hull derby is available on BBC Radio Humberside – simulcast on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra.

    Leeds v Huddersfield is on BBC Radio Leeds, Warrington v Saints is on both BBC Radio Manchester and BBC Radio Merseyside, while the Wigan v Saints game is also available from both of those stations.

    Take your pick above.

  20. Can Rovers repeat opening weekend heroics?

    Hull FC v Hull KR (12:45 BST)

    Hull KR boss Tim Sheens and Danny McGuire

    Copyright: SWPIX.COM

    The Hull derby has often thrown up exciting finishes, remember David Hodgson for Rovers at Magic Weekend? Or Hull prop Chris Green’s controversial effort at the same event the following year? How about Hull FC coming back from 20-0 down to win at Craven Park in 2016?

    Well, Jimmy Keinhorst’s Hull KR debut was one to savour back in February (brrr, makes me shiver just thinking about the conditions), after he scored on the final play of a truly remarkable game to win it for his new club.

    With one win in the bag already, do they go in with the advantage?

    “Based on their history over the past couple of years, Hull FC are the favourites,” head coach Tim Sheens told BBC Radio Humberside.

    “But, the last couple of games we managed to win, it wasn’t the strongest side for them or us in those games. Little things went for us.

    “Overall, you’d have to say on paper and as a club they’re stronger than us, but it certainly doesn’t mean we can’t beat them.”

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