Hull FC unveil Hull&Proud Week 2018!

Hull&Proud Week is back – one week, nine events and two big home games including our annual ‘BIG Day Out’ against Wigan Warriors!

Hull&Proud Week is back – one week, nine events and two big home games including our annual ‘BIG Day Out’ against Wigan Warriors!

A week of exciting events will be sandwiched between our next two home fixtures against Salford Red Devils (June 8th, 7.45pm) and our ‘BIG Day Out’ clash against Wigan Warriors (June 16th, 5pm) featuring our huge fan park and junior rugby league festival!

Located in West Park, our Fan Park and festival, brought to you by Princes Quay shopping centre, will feature junior clubs from both Hull and Wigan, as well as various games and activities for the full family to enjoy before our BIG Day Out against the Warriors.

After our successful family day fan park recently, our BIG Day Out will be even bigger and better than ever before, including activities, displays, live entertainment and pictures with the Challenge Cup and Super League trophy!

Tickets are on sale now with the club hopeful of achieving their biggest crowd of the season so far.

Members will be able to make the most of our ‘Friend for a Fiver’ offer, allowing you to purchase one extra ticket for the game for just £5!

Why not introduce someone to the sport for the very first time? We’ve produced some classic encounters against the Warriors in recent seasons including last season’s 18-14 victory at Wembley Stadium in the Challenge Cup Final, and our ‘BIG Day Out’ clash is set to be another thriller!

Just head to one of our Hull FC retail stores at the either the KCOM Stadium or Savile Street before 5pm on Saturday 2nd June to pick up your £5 ticket!

Junior can also make the most of £5 tickets in our West Stand Family Area, while £50 family tickets are also available for both games against Wigan and Salford!

What’s planned for Hull&Proud Week

Hull&Proud week will kick-off with our game against Salford Red Devils, where some Hull&Proud Heroes will be in attendance at the KCOM Stadium as we pay tribute to Hull FC stars of years gone by.

Our annual members fun day will follow taking place at Haworth Park, including the chance to meet the first-team squad, family activities and the chance to watch Hull FC Ladies take on Oulton Raidettes. Further special activity at this event will be announced in due course.

The Challenge Cup and Super League trophy will be on the road with the Airlie Bird throughout, including visits to Scunthorpe, Beverley and Goole, as well as plenty of our club sponsors and partners too!

The popular players cooking event will this year see the boys take on the Pizza Express Challenge at Princes’ Quay, a really popular annual event for our fans. Members of the squad will become chefs and waiters for one night only, as team captains Scott Taylor and Mark Minichiello do battle once again alongside their team mates with their own pizza creations – ‘The Tagtastic’ and ‘Mini’s Masterpiece!’

A special members night will also take place at the KCOM Stadium’s Kingston Suite, including a presentation and Q+A with the club’s Executive Director James Clark and Football Manager Gareth Ellis, plus an exclusive video analysis session with Assistant Coach Andy Last – usually only watched by the players themselves!

Local schools get in on the act on Black & White Wednesday as the entire first-team squad head out to primary schools across the region, including some of our key SkyTry partner schools, before a host of legendary ex-players including Gareth Ellis, Lee Crooks, Keith Tindall, and head coach Lee Radford attend our Hull FC Legends Night at The Lodge, Saltshouse Road, later that evening.

Thursday kicks of with the Hull&Proud Week Business Breakfast, giving local businesses and existing partners the chance to hear all about the club at one of the city’s top restaurants – 1884 Dock Street Kitchen - on the city’s picturesque marina.

And then it’s time for the return of Hull FC’s Big Fat Quiz of the Year as players and fans unite in teams and do battle for this year’s Hull&Proud quiz crown at the Hilton Doubletree Hotel!

There will also be the chance to ‘Beat The Boys’ as players go up against young fans at various video games at GAME’s Belong Arena at Prospect Centre.

Tickets for the games

Tickets for both Hull&Proud Week games against Salford Red Devils, and our ‘BIG Day Out’ clash against Wigan Warriors are on sale now.

Members will be able to make the most of our ‘Friend for a Fiver’ offer, allowing you to purchase one extra ticket for the game for just £5, for our ‘BIG Day Out’ clash against Wigan.

Why not introduce someone to the sport for the very first time? We’ve produced some classic encounters against the Warriors in recent seasons including last season’s 18-14 victory at Wembley Stadium in the Challenge Cup Final, and our ‘BIG Day Out’ clash is set to be another thriller!

Just head to one of our Hull FC retail stores at the either the KCOM Stadium or Savile Street before 5pm on Saturday 2nd June to pick up your £5 ticket!

£5 junior tickets and £50 family tickets are also available for both games, a great way for youngsters and the full family to enjoy two fantastic games of rugby league!

Tickets are available at both Hull FC retail stores at the KCOM Stadium and Savile Street, online at ticketing.hullfc.com, or by calling 01482 505600.

Our full Hull&Proud Week event schedule can be found below, with more details of each event to be announced in due course.

Hull&Proud Week 2018 Schedule

Friday 8th June – Hull FC vs Salford Red Devils (KCOM Stadium, 7.45pm K.O.)

The Black & Whites go up against Salford Red Devils at the KCOM Stadium, kicking off Hull&Proud Week with a tasty Super League clash. Former legends of the club will also be in attendance at the game with supporters getting the chance to welcome back our Hull&Proud Heroes!

Saturday 9th June – Meet The Players @ Hull FC Ladies vs Oulton Raidettes (Haworth Park, 11am)

Our Meet The Players and Family Fun Day will this year take place at Haworth Park. Not only will supporters be able to meet members of the first-team squad, Hull FC Ladies will take on Oulton Raidettes in the latest Ladies Championship clash, with the game kicking-off at 12.30pm. Further details on another special game at our fun day will be announced in due course!

Monday 11th June – Pizza Express Challenge (Pizza Express, Princes Quay Shopping Centre, 5pm)

Our annual player cooking challenge returns, and this year team captains Scott Taylor and Mark Minichiello go head-to-head in the Pizza Express Challenge. Members of the first team squad will take over the restaurant for one night only becoming chefs and waiters. Will Scott’s ‘Tagtastic’ pizza be the best, or will Mini channel his Italian heritage and succeed with ‘Mini’s Masterpiece’? 2018 members and BIG Night Out ticket holders will also receive 30% off their bill!

Tuesday 12th June – Member’s Night (KCOM Stadium Kingston Suite, 7pm)

This is the supporters’ chance to experience how players prepare before a game with a special video review session with assistant coach Andy Last and members of our coaching staff. There will also be chance to put questions to our Executive Director James Clark and Football Manager Gareth Ellis. Entry will be free for 2018 members and £3 for non-members. All attendees must claim a ticket from either our KCOM Stadium or Savile Street retail store. Tickets will go on sale from both retail store at the KCOM Stadium and Savile Street from 9am tomorrow.

Wednesday 13th June – Black & White Wednesday (Local Primary Schools)

Members of our playing squad will pair off and head to 28 primary schools in Hull and across the East Riding, including some of our key SkyTry partners, and hold Q&A and coaching sessions with pupils.

Wednesday 13th June – Legends Night (The Lodge, Salthouse Road)

Organised by the Hull FC Ex-Players Association, our Legends Night is a great chance for supporters to meet many of our great players from down the years, including Keith Tindall, Lee Crooks, Johnny Whiteley, Gareth Ellis, Richard Horne and current head coach Lee Radford! Entry is free, so turn up on the night and enjoy a drink with some club legends!

Thursday 14th June – Business Club Breakfast (1884 Dock Street Kitchen, 7.30am)

Our Business Club Breakfast networking event will take place at one of the city’s most highly-rated restaurants – 1884 Dock Street Kitchen. Local businesses will enjoy breakfast alongside Hull’s picturesque marina before talks from Hull FC Chief Executive James Clark, the club’s Football Manager and back-to-back Challenge Cup winning captain Gareth Ellis, with another special guest still to be confirmed.

Thursday 14th June – Old Faithful

First-teamers Carlos Tuimavave and Fetuli Talanoa will head to a local dementia care home and join-in with one of our regular Old Faithful sessions, where dementia patients recall their memories of watching the Black & Whites down the years, including the chance to get up close and personal with the Challenge Cup trophy!

Thursday 14th June – Hull FC Big Fat Quiz of the Year (DoubleTree Hilton Hotel, KCOM Stadium, 7.30pm)

Think you’ve got what it takes to claim this year’s Hull&Proud Week quizzing crown? Teams of supporters can be joined by players for this year’s Big Fat Quiz of the Year which will include rounds from plenty of our favourite game shows! Entry will be priced at £2 per person, with teams of between 4 and 10 people. Better yet, the first 12 teams to book will get a first-team squad member to join their team! A free buffet will also be available on the night! To book your team’s spot, call 01482 337 520.

Friday 15th June – Beat The Boys (GAME, Prospect Centre, 6pm)

Younger supporters can take on players at various video games including FIFA, Rugby League Live 4 and Fortnight at GAME’s Belong Gaming Arena at Prospect Centre!

Saturday 16th June – BIG Day Out vs Wigan Warriors (KCOM Stadium, 5pm K.O.)

Hull&Proud Week draws to a close with a rematch of last season’s Challenge Cup Final between Hull FC and Wigan Warriors. Matches between the two Super League heavyweights have been enthralling in recent seasons, with this game set to be another thriller. Beforehand, our Fan Park, brought to you by Princes Quay, will be jam-packed with fun activities for all the family, as well as our huge junior rugby league festival with teams from both Hull FC and Wigan.

More details of each event will be announced in due course.

Hull FC would like to thanks all their Hull&Proud Week partners including Princes Quay, Atik, Viking FM, Pizza Express, 1884 Dock Street Kitchen, GAME, Hall Road Rangers, PBS, Acklams Coaches, The Lodge and Rugby AM

Click here for more details on our ‘BIG Day Out’ clash against Wigan Warriors.

Click here for more details on our ‘Friend for a Fiver’ offer.

Story Sponsor

Nationwide Diamond Group