Hull FC in numbers

Hull FC in numbers..

1 – Hull FC finally got the monkey of their back with their first victory at Wembley in 2016.

2 – David Topliss scored two tries in the 1982 Challenge Cup final replay against Widnes – the second a stunning runaround with Kiwi centre James Leuluai.

3 – Defeating Bradford, Castleford and Hull KR, Hull FC won three successive Yorkshire Cups between 1983 and 1985.

4 – The number of Challenge Cup trophies won by Hull FC. The first was in 1914, the most recent in 2016, and the others in 1982 and 2005.

5 – Hull FC have won the Yorkshire Cup five times in their history.

6 – Hull FC have won the League on six different occasions, most recently in 1983.

7 – Clive Sullivan once scored seven tries in a single match at Doncaster, still to this day a Hull FC record.

8 – The number of tries scored in Hull FC’s record 46-20 mauling of Hull KR in 2015.

9 – Ex-Hull FC hooker Lee Jackson once scored a try after nine seconds of action.

10 – Hull scored ten tries and sixty points in the Clive Sullivan Trophy game back in January.

11 – In 2006 Richard Horne equalled Jack Harrison’s previous record of eleven successive try-scoring appearances.

12 – Marc Sneyd currently has twelve drop-goals for Hull FC. That will probably double, maybe even triple, if he sees his career out with the Black and Whites.

13 – Hull FC managed a remarkable total of thirteen consecutive Super League victories back in 2006.

14 – Jim Kennedy, Sammy Lloyd and Matt Crowther share the record for the most goals in one match.

17 – Kirk Yeaman managed a total of seventeen tries against Hull Kingston Rovers. Top badge kisser in all of them.

20 – Hull FC will enter their 20th year of Super League in 2017.

26 – In Hull’s 1978-79 promotion season, the Black and Whites won all of their 26 league games – both a club and rugby league record. The invincibles.

28 – Hull FC nilled Hull KR 28-0 back in 2014. It was the first time it happened in over two generations.

29 – The total of drop-goals nailed by former Hull FC half back Gary Pearce.

52 – Danny Houghton’s incredible tackle on Ben Currie was his 52nd of the match. It was the defining moment of the Wembley victory, and was also the same number of tries Jack Harrison scored in the 1914-15 season – still to this day a Hull FC record.

88 – Hull FC’s record victory was a 88-0 Challenge Cup triumph over Sheffield back in 2003.

91 – The historic 1991 Premiership final victory was Hull FC’s first and only triumph of the competition. Greg Mackey was Man of the Match that day.

156 – The amount of tries scored by Hull FC legends Johnny Whiteley and Joe Oliver.

170 – Sammy Lloyd kicked a staggering 170 goals in Hull’s 1978-79 season.

176 – Recently retired Kirk Yeaman scored a sublime 176 tries for Hull FC in a fifteen year career.

216 – Second in the clubs all-time try list, Ivor Watts crossed the line 216 times for Hull FC.

250 – The amount of tries scored by legendary winger Clive Sullivan.

500 – Edward Rogers made exactly 500 Hull FC appearances in his time at the club, more than any other player.

687 – Joe Oliver kicked a record 687 goals in his time at Hull FC. An absolute legend.

1865 – Hull FC were formed over 150 years ago by a group of ex-public schoolboys from York.

1882 – Joe Oliver’s points total at Hull FC – a club record.


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