Hull FC have released former St Helens and Wakefield prop forward Paul Johnson halfway through his two-year contract.
The 25-year-old made 21 appearances this year, after moving from the Wildcats, but has been paid off to ease pressure on the club's salary cap and is expected to join Widnes.
Paul has left the club and we wish him well for the future. He's a great lad and did a good job for us but we've identified a number of players that are expected to go past him in the side.
"Chris Green has just been named in the Knights squad alongside Liam Watts, whilst another Hull boy in Josh Bowden continues to develop and deserves his chance next season.
"We need to be looking after these young players and that may involve moving on some fringe players, whilst at the same time we want some salary cap space free with a view to potential moves following the upcoming World Cup."
Huddersfield Giants stand off Danny Brough was named Super League Man of Steel last night, and today England coach Steve McNamara named his 24 man squad for the World Cup, which starts later this month.
And making history in his line-up are three of the Burgess brothers. They were born in Dewsbury but are now based in Australia. John Shires reports.
Hull FC's Ben Crooks was named Super League's Young Player of the Year at last night's Man of Steel dinner.
Former Bradford captain Robbie Hunter-Paul will take charge of the running of the club following the Bulls' latest takeover.
The former New Zealand international, who enjoyed a decade of success as a player with Bradford, returned to the club in July to take on the role of deputy director.
Now he has been promoted to chief executive as part of a new-look administration under new owners Ryan Whitcut and Mark Moore.
The re-organisation was prompted by the decision of Omar Khan to step down for health reasons, just over 12 months after rescuing the club from financial ruin.
Co-chairman Gerry Sutcliffe, the local MP and former sports minister, also stepped down, along with director Vipin Joshi, paving the way for the takeover by Whitcut, who was brought into the club by Khan as general manager, and local businessman Moore, who are to become joint chairmen.
Hull FC have appointed an English head coach to replace Aussie Peter Gentle.
Gentle's assistant Lee Radford has stepped up to take charge of his home city club. He's been given a 3 year contract and will be assisted by former academy coach Andy Last.
Former captain Lee Radford is has been appointed as the new head coach of Hull FC at a press conference today. The 34-year-old takes over from Australian Peter Gentle.
Super League club Hull FC are expected to announce their successor to former head coach Peter Gentle today. Assistant Lee Radford is expected to lead a new all-English coaching team.
Hull FC are expected to announce their new head coach tomorrow following the dismissal of Peter Gentle.
The Australian, who led the club to Wembley in the Challenge Cup final only last month, was sacked following a crushing 76-18 defeat at Huddersfield last Thursday night. It brings to an end his two-year tenure at the club. Chris Dawkes reports.
Hull FC are expected to announce Peter Gentle's replacement as head coach tomorrow. It is widely expected that former player and current assistant coach Lee Radford will be given the opportunity to take the reins at the KC Stadium.