The Black & Whites’ back-to-back winning captain joined the Hull FC coaching staff at the end of the 2017 season after five successful seasons on the field under Lee Radford, in which he made 99 appearances.
Ellis joined the club ahead of the 2013 side from West Tigers and went on to become one of the club’s great figures of the Super League era, leading the squad to the famous Wembley victories in 2016 and 2017.
A former Great Britain and England international, with Grand Final victories with Leeds Rhinos under his belt, Ellis was also named RLIF Team of the Year in 2008 and 2009.
Ellis was named as Emerging Talent Coach ahead of the 2019 season, as well as combining this role with becoming the Head Coach of the Hull FC Reserves side.
However club legend Ellis was re-registered with Lee Radford’s first-team squad ahead of the Round Three clash against Wigan in February as the 37-year old made himself available to play amidst a number of injuries to Hull’s forwards.
Ellis made his return for the Resevres side, featuring in a 24-14 win against Wakefield at Bishop Burton.
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