Honours

 

Rugby Football League Championships (6):

1919–20, 1920–21, 1935–36, 1955–56, 1957–58, 1982–83

 

Premiership (1):

1990–91

 

Division Two Championships (3):

1976–77, 1978–79, 1996–97

 

Challenge Cups (3):

1913–14, 1981–82, 2005

 

John Player Trophy (1):

1981–82

 

BBC2 Floodlit Trophy (1):

1979–80 (not subsequently contested)

 

Yorkshire Cups (5):

1923–24, 1969–70, 1982–83, 1983–84, 1984–85

 

Yorkshire Leagues (4):

1918–19, 1922–23, 1926–27, 1935–36

 

European Club Champions (1):

1956–1957

 

Eastern Division Championship (5):

1926–27, 1927–28, 1929–30, 1933–34, 1935–36

 

 

Key Facts

 

Most tries in a match: 7 by Clive Sullivan vs Doncaster 15 April 1968

Most points in a match: 36 by Jim Kennedy vs Keighley, 29 January 1921

Most tries in a season: 52 by John "Jack" Harrison VC, MC, 1914–15

Most goals in a season: 170 by Geoffrey "Geoff" 'Sammy' Lloyd, 1978–79

Most points in a season: 369 by Geoffrey "Geoff" 'Sammy' Lloyd, 1978–79

Consecutive Tries: 11 by John "Jack" Harrison VC, MC, 1914–15 & Richard Horne, 2006

Most points:  1,842 Joe Oliver

Most tries:  Clive Sullivan with 250

Most appearances: Edward Rogers with 501

Highest attendance at the Boulevard: 28,798 vs Leeds 7th March 1936

Highest attendance at the KC Stadium: 23,004 vs Hull KR in 2007

 

  • Club’s highest score was 88-0 against Sheffield in 2003

 

  • Hull are the only team to win every single match in a season (1978-79, Division 2)

 

  • The club’s record goal kicker is Joe Oliver with 68Lee Jackson holds the record for the fastest ever rugby try inside 9 seconds for Hull v Sheffield in 1992

 

  • John ‘Jack’ Harrison was the first sportsman to win the Military Cross and Victoria Cross

 

  • Club Anthem ‘Old Faithful’ originated in 1933 after the song was released by Gene Autry. Fans at the time had nicknamed Joe Oliver ‘Old Faithful’.