Hull Hornets were an American Football team based in Kingston upon Hull. In 2010 the Hornets ended their membership in BAFA and are not expected to return to play.
The area has a long history of American Football and traces its roots back to the early eighties when a team was formed under the name of the Hull Kingston Liberators. The team underwent some name changes through the eighties becoming the Kingston Liberators and then the Humberside Liberators before they disbanded in the early nineties.
The Hornets were formed in August 2005 by Graham McCoid and Chris Evers who were both involved with teams in Hull throughout the years and ended up at the Doncaster (now the South Yorkshire) Mustangs. They both wanted to see American Football come back to Hull and so the Hornets were formed. As they wanted to encourage growth of the sport within the area the decision was also made to... Read More