Danny Nicklas extends contract with Hull FC

Hull FC scrum-half Danny Nicklas has extended his deal until the end of the 2013 season.

The 21-year-old, who was out of contract at the end of this campaign, has played seven times this season.

He told the club website:  "I've really enjoyed my opportunity in the first team this year and it's something I have relished."

Meanwhile, winger Tom Lineham, 20, has been ruled out for the season with a broken ankle.