Top Tens

From Joe Oliver to Johnny Whiteley, Hull FC have had some absolute stars play for the club over the years.

Many are considered legends, from club record holders to members of the club’s Hall of Fame. Below are Hull FC’s all-time top ten lists for appearances, tries, goals, drop goals, and points.

Ned Rogers was a Challenge Cup winner with Hull FC in 1914 and is the clubs record appearance maker.

Top Ten Appearance Makers

Name Position Era

Apps

1 Ned Rogers Utility Back 1906-25

500

2 Mick Scott Prop 1949-63

459

3 Harold Bowman Prop 1921-34

451

4 Tommy Harris Hooker 1950-62

445

5 Joe Oliver Centre 1928-38 & 1943-45

426

6 Johnny Whiteley Loose Forward 1950-65

418

7 Ivor Watts Wing 1945-59

412

8 Brian Hancock Stand Off 1967-80

410

9 Eddie Caswell Scrum Half 1919-31

401

10 Richard Horne Stand-Off 1999-2014

387

The great Clive Sullivan’s incredible try record of 250 will probably never be beaten.

Top Ten Try Scorers

Name Position Era Tries
1 Clive Sullivan Wing 1961-74, 1981-83 & 1984-85 250
2 Ivor Watts Wing 1945-59 216
3 Kirk Yeaman Centre 2000-2016 & 2018 176
4 Alfred Francis Wing 1910-19 166
5 Bob Taylor Back Row 1920-29 164
6 Johnny Whiteley Loose Forward 1950-65 156
7 Joe Oliver Centre 1928-38 & 1943-45 156
8 Billy Stone Wing 1919-25 149
9 Richard Horne Stand-Off 1999-2014 134
10 Tommy Finn Half Back 1954-65 132

Joe Oliver, record goal-kicker, points scorer, and one of only seven players to reach 150 tries for the club, is one of the greatest ever players to have played for Hull FC.

Top Ten Goal Kickers

Name Position Era Goals
1 Joe Oliver Centre 1928-38 & 1943-45 687
2 John Maloney Centre 1965-71 & 1972-73 674
3 Colin Hutton Full Back 1951-57 628
4 Danny Tickle Back Row 2007-2013 570
5 Freddie Miller Full Back 1933-49 558
6 Marc Sneyd Half Back 2015- Present 543
7 Peter Bateson Full Back 1957-62 542
8 Ned Rodgers Utility Back 1906-25 533
9 Jim Kennedy Centre 1915-26 524
10 Paul Eastwood Wing 1985-94 496

Hull players celebrate as Colin Hutton, third on the all-time goals list, thuds the ball over the posts to win the 1956 Rugby League Championship.

Top Ten Drop Goals

Name Position Era Drops
1 Marc Sneyd Half Back 2015-Present 32
2 Gary Pearce Stand Off 1986-90 30
3 Brian Hancock Stand Off 1967-80 18
4 Gary Divorty Loose Forward 1983-89 & 1995-97 13
5 Steve Norton Loose Forward 1978-87 11
6 Lee Crooks Back Row 1980-87 11
7 Mick Crane Back Row 1970-77 & 1981-87 11
8 Chris Davidson Half Back 1963-1980 9
9 Robert Gaitley Stand-Off 1980-82 9
10 Tony Dean Half Back 1980-85 9

Marc Sneyd, a back to back Lance Todd Trophy winner, now has one club record to his name after his 31st Hull FC drop-goal against Catalans took him ahead of Gary Pearce. Contracted until the end of 2022, Sneyd could still catch the legendary Joe Oliver for both goals and points.

Top Ten Point Scorers 

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Name Position Era Points
1 Joe Oliver* Centre 1928-38 & 1943-45 1842
2 John Maloney* Centre 1965-71 & 1972-73 1462
3 Paul Eastwood Wing 1985-94 1460
4 Ned Rogers* Utility Back 1906-25 1375
5 Danny Tickle Back Row 2007-13 1329
6 Colin Hutton* Back Row 1951-57 1325
7 Jim Kennedy* Centre 1915-26 1250
8 Marc Sneyd Half Back 2015- Present 1194
9 Freddie Miller* Full Back 1933-49 1185
10 Peter Bateson* Full Back 1957-62 1099

Point Scorers * 3-point try era 

Last Updated: 18/10/2020