Rovers sign Abdull from fierce city rivals

Hull Kingston Rovers have bolstered their squad with the signing of playmaker Jordan Abdull on a season-long loan from fierce rivals Hull FC. The 20-year-old stand-off or loose-forward has struggled to establish himself in black and white and spent time on loan at Championship side Featherstone Rovers last season. He made nine appearances for Lee Radford’s side last season but will make…

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Houghton pays tribute to Ellis after beating him to Man of Steel

Super League Man of Steel Danny Houghton admitted that he would have no complaints if he was overlooked for England honours despite a magnificent season at club level. The 28-year-old is in direct competition with James Roby, Daryl Clark and Josh Hodgson for what is likely to be two hooking berths in Wayne Bennett’s squad for the Four Nations, and…

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Ellis and Houghton to share RLWBA award for 2016

Hull FC skipper Gareth Ellis and his vice-captain Danny Houghton will share the Rugby League Writers And Broadcasters’ Association Player of the Year award. Ellis and Houghton, who are both on a three-man shortlist for the Super League Man of Steel award, could not be separated in a poll of votes from writers and broadcasters so will jointly be presented with the…

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