Hull FC’s veteran forward Mark Minichiello revealed he has decided on his future beyond this season, but will make an official announcement early next week.

The 37 year old 400 career game back rower is out of contract with Hull at the end of the current season and has been mulling over whether to play on next year.

Speaking to reporters in the build up to today’s do or die Challenge Cup semi-final with Warrington, the Australian admitted he had made a decision, but would make an official announcement after this weekend.

“I think I’ll speak to the club on Monday and we’ll announce something next week I think and we’ll go from there,” he said.

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“In my mind I’ve made a decision and I’ll let everyone know about that hopefully next week.”