CRAIG HALL and Kirk Yeaman each scored twice as Hull maintained their 100% engage Super League start by piling on the misery for Bradford in a 34-26 win at Odsal.
The visitors ran in six tries at the Grattan Stadium to notch up their fifth win of the season and leave the Bulls still looking for their first after four outings.
Richard Horne, in fine form after an injury-ravaged 2008, also got on the scoresheet along with ex-Giant Chris Thorman, while Danny Tickle booted six goals to take his season’s tally to 23.Yet despite dominating, Hull could not quite kill off the game and Bradford kept the scoreline respectable with tries from Ben Jeffries, Rikki Sheriffe, Semi Tadulala and Steve Menzies.
With three weeks to go before the two sides meet again in the Carnegie Challenge Cup, Celtic Crusaders coach John Dixon will be hoping for an improvement from his side after they went down 48-18 at Hull KR.
The engage Super League new boys caused Rovers plenty of problems in the opening half and their 12th-minute lead came as little surprise when Matty Smith and Marshall Chalk combined to send in the supporting Peter Lupton, with Josh Hannay adding the conversion.
It took Rovers nine minutes to level things when Kris Welham jolted the ball loose in a tackle and raced in to score.
In the other match, Wakefield beat Catalans Dragons 30-10.