Saturday, August 2, 2014
Rugby League News

Challenge Cup

Craig Sandercock wants to reward Hull KR fans with cup run

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Hull KR boss Craig Sandercock admits it is time his side rewarded their fans with a good cup run, as they begin their assault on Wembley this weekend. Rovers host cup kings Warrington Wolves in a mouthwatering Tetley’s Challenge Cup 4th round clash this Sunday, and the Australian confirmed he would be fielding his strongest side against the Wolves, with ... Read More »

Ben Westwood wary of underdog opponents in Challenge Cup

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Despite being arguably the most dominant force in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup in recent years, Warrington captain Ben Westwood is still wary of their opponents this weekend – as they look to launch another charge to the final. The Wolves have won the Cup three times in the last five years, with Hull Kingston Rovers standing in their way this ... Read More »

Danny Kirmond keen to cause cup upset with Wakefield

Wakefield captain Danny Kirmond. ©RLPhotos

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats captain Danny Kirmond insists Wakefield are out to cause a huge ‘cupset’ this weekend, as they take on West Yorkshire rivals Leeds Rhinos in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup. The Wildcats are coming into the game on the back of a thumping defeat against relegation rivals Hull Kingston Rovers but Kirmond – who will play his 200th career ... Read More »

Match Report: Hull FC 36-37 Salford Red Devils

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In a nutshell Salford Red Devils defeated Hull FC with a Rangi Chase field-goal in golden-point time at the KC Stadium in a thrilling fourth-round Tetley’s Challenge Cup-tie: FT 36-37. How it unfolded In a game played at a furious pace, the Red Devils led 16-18 at half-time, but it seemed to be slipping away from them when Hull led ... Read More »

Adrian Morley still obsessed by magic of the cup

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Despite being one of Rugby League’s most decorated players, Salford Red Devils captain Adrian Morley still has one more goal to aim for – to win the Tetley’s Challenge Cup with his hometown club. Salford head for Hull FC this evening looking to book their place in the last 16 of Rugby League’s oldest and most prestigious knockout competition and ... Read More »

Warrington call in Lee Briers’ help to prepare for cup clash

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Warrington have called upon the expertise of legendary half-back Lee Briers to steer them towards success in 2014. Whilst Briers won’t be stepping out onto the pitch in the famous primrose and blue again, he will be working with the club’s current batch of pivots to ensure that they success wherever they can with their kicking game. Wolves co-captain Michael ... Read More »

Joe Westerman looking to put cup demons to bed

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Hull FC forward Joe Westerman is out to right the wrongs of last season’s horrific cup final defeat, as they get their campaign underway against Salford Red Devils this evening. After making it all the way to the final in 2013, they were soundly beaten by Wigan Warriors in the Wembley showpiece – and suffered the ignominy of being nilled ... Read More »

Match preview: Hull FC v Salford Red Devils

Hull FC full-back Jamie Shaul. ©RLPhotos

Hull FC and Salford get the fourth round of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup underway this evening, with a rematch of the clash that finished 30-8 in favour of the Black and Whites last Friday. Hull boss Lee Radford has been boosted by the return of props Mickey Paea and Garreth Carvell for the clash, as his pack begins to take ... Read More »

Hull KR will have to be at their best, says Sandercock

Hull KR boss Craig Sandercock. ©RLPhotos

Hull Kingston Rovers boss Craig Sandercock admits his side will have to be at their very best if they are to cause an upset in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup this weekend. The Robins host a resurgent Warrington Wolves this weekend with cup pride at stake and, despite conceding just one try in their last two outings with wins over Wakefield ... Read More »