Catalan Dragons v Hull FC News
As two of the biggest clubs in Europe, this is always a match that has possibility to be a match of the season contender due to the quality of players that both teams have.
The atmosphere in the south of France is always one of the best in the sport and that is especially true when the black and white side of Hull are in town as they always take one of the biggest backings across the channel.
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The match takes place at the instantly recognisable Stade Gilbert Brutus in Perpignan.
The stadium has been the long-term home of the Dragons, and their predecessors, but it is a stadium that has undergone many changes over the years.
Nowadays it is a great mix of seating, standing and corporate facilities that can rival any club in the northern hemisphere.
When full, as it will be close to for a match of this stature, the ground can host around 13,000 fans but with the passion of the French fans, that always sounds like so many more than that.
It is a two-way street for fans of Les Dracs however as if the team perform well they will get behind them and back them from minute 1 to minute 80 but if they struggle, they will quickly turn.
Adding to the atmosphere will be a big following from Humberside and all of that should come together to give the match the perfect setting to live up to expectation and for the players to perform at their best and give us 80 minutes of great Rugby League action.
The Dragons are based in the city of Perpignan, in the southwest of France and close to the border with Spain.
That is the heartlands of the sport in France and see’s the club gain fans not just from the city that they are based in but from across the Pyrenees-Orientales department of Occitania.
The city is dominated by Rugby of both codes, but it is the Dragons who really embrace the local Catalan culture and who the city really gets behind, especially for big matches such as this one.
This is battle between two of the biggest clubs in the northern hemisphere and it is also a match up between two clubs with large and expectant fanbases.
That always adds an extra element to the matches, as does the big crowd in attendance and the importance of the match in terms of where the teams will finish as it is often the matches between evenly matched teams, such as thee 2, that has the biggest say on a successful or unsuccessful season.
Dragons v Hull FC Score
If it is match day and you want to keep up to date with all of the action form the south France, we will bring you all of the latest updates, including the score, as soon as some thing happens in Perpignan.
Catalans vs Hull FC Teams
In the week building up to the match, the squads for the game are announced well in advance and that gives fan on both sides of the channel plenty of time to take in who could play come match day and who will be missing out and it is give the travelling fans from France plenty of time to discuss the squad on their flight to the south of France.
Unfortunately, it is a much trickier proposition to keep up to date with the actual team to take to the field as that isn’t usually announced until just before kick-off.
To make things easier, we will bring you the run-on teams as soon as they are announced from France.
Catalan Dragons v Hull FC Result
If the match has finished and you haven’t been able to keep up to date with things from the south of France, we will not only bring you the match result, but we will bring you links to full match reports from a number of sources.
That will give you the opportunity to get a full match breakdown and to understand just how the game unfolded and where it was won and lost.