Hull FC got back to winning ways with a 35-22 victory over London Broncos at the KCOM Stadium on Thursday night.
The first half belonged to the hosts as they ran in 34 unanswered points.
Tries from Carlos Tuimavave, Bureta Faraimo, Joe Westerman, Jake Connor, Josh Griffin and Ratu Naulago, all but one was converted by Marc Sneyd to leave the Black and Whites firmly in control at the break.
London needed a big start in the second half and they got it as they scored three tries in the first 20 minutes of the second half.
Tries from Matty Fleming, Jordan Abdull and Sadiq Adebiyi halved the deficit for the capital club.
Then Hull moved to kill the game as Sneyd added a drop goal with less than 10 minutes to go.
The last word would go to London as Adebiyi grabbed his second try, which was converted by Kieran Dixon to confirm a 13 point losing margin.
It was an important win for the Black and Whites as they go four points clear of fourth placed Wigan Warriors. They face Leeds Rhinos next Sunday.
As for London, it was a valiant second half effort, but ultimately it was too little too late. They welcome league leaders St Helens next Sunday.