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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.

Credit: Press Association

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.

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