Sport

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The only city in the UK to have
two professional rugby teams

Into watching sport? There’s plenty of top flight action in Hull


Excitement. Passion. Pride. It all happens in Hull. The 25,000 capacity KCOM Stadium, based in West Hull is home to Hull’s professional football team, ‘The Tigers’ (Hull City AFC), and one of its two rugby league teams, Hull FC. The KCOM Craven Park Stadium, in East Hull is home to our second rugby league team Hull KR (Hull Kingston Rovers). Both stadiums are sponsored and powered by, KCOM, formerly KC (Kingston Communications), the Hull-based superfast broadband and telecommunications provider.

The stadiums have also hosted international sporting competitions as well as gigs, attracting names such as Elton John, The Who and Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbot.

Hull, home to sporting heroes

The most successful amateur in Great British history

Another sport that’s popular in Hull is boxing. Hull is home to Olympic gold medal winner Luke Campbell, later honoured by the Queen with an MBE. Luke left the amateur ranks after having been the most successful amateur in Great British history by winning 3 majors, a Gold medal in the European Championships, taking a silver medal in the world championships and finishing it off with an Olympic gold medal.

Anything is possible in Hull.

For those that like to get involved

Hull also have a wide variety of amateur sport teams available in netball, hockey, skateboarding, gymnastics, rounders, boxing, running, football, rugby and keep fit classes.

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