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Marc Sneyd to stay at Hull FC until end of 2019

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Scrum half Marc Sneyd will remain at Hull FC until the end of 2019 after the club took up the option of a two-year extension to his current deal.

Sneyd, who joined the Airlie Birds in 2015, has been an integral part of Lee Radford’s side and was man of the match in Hull’s 2016 Challenge Cup final triumph over Warrington Wolves.

The former Salford Red Devils and Castleford Tigers man also bagged the Hull FC Player of the Year award and won the Super League Top Gun accolade for the kicker with the highest conversion rate.

He surpassed 200 goals in FC colours at the end of 2016 was name Super League Player of the Month for June last season, too.

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Hull FC pick up top club and coach awards

Hull FC captain Gareth Ellis with the Challenge Cup trophy Credit: Press Association

Hull FC have won the Club of the Year award and Lee Radford has been named Coach of the Year at tonight's Man of Steel Awards.

The Airlie Birds won the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup and only just missed out on a place in the Grand Final after defeat to Wigan Warriors.

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Hull FC players given heroes' welcome

Tens of thousands of Hull FC fans brought their city to a standstill to celebrate the club's historic Challenge Cup victory at Wembley.

It was the first time the side has won at the national stadium.

An open top bus tour took place in Hull ahead of a civic reception in honour of the players.

Thousands of Hull FC fans to welcome home Challenge Cup winners

Thousands of Hull FC fans will line the city's streets to welcome home the club's Challenge Cup winning players.

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The black and whites came from behind to beat Warrington 12 points to 10 on Saturday - their first ever win at Wembley - to the delight of supporters.

An open-top bus parade sets off from the KCOM stadium at 1.30pm making its way through the city centre to a mass celebration at Queen's Gardens ready for a civic reception.

Heroes' welcome planned for Hull FC

Players and staff of Hull FC will get a heroes' welcome tomorrow when they return to the city for a civic reception after yesterday's victory in the Rugby League Challenge Cup Final.

The Black & Whites came from behind to beat Warrington 12-10 in a nailbiting finish to rid themselves of their Wembley hoodoo - much to their fans' delight.

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