Tomkins admits he has to prove himself to Hull KR amidst “fresh start”

Joel Tomkins admits he has a point to prove to Hull KR and their supporters following his high-profile move to the club – but is confident he can recapture his best form as a Robins player. Tomkins spoke to the media on Thursday for the first time since leaving Wigan to join Hull KR, following the off-field incident which led…

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Watch Rugby League Back Chat (Show 10) on TotalRL.com now

Watch the tenth edition of the latest series of Rugby League Back Chat now on TotalRL.com Rod Studd is joined by Hull Kingston Rovers Chairman Neil Hudgell, Featherstone Rovers Chairman Mark Campbell and Martyn Sadler, editor of League Express. Up for debate: Should the marquee player scheme be scrapped, what’s going wrong with the Challenge Cup and are the fixtures…

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Hull derbies are like ‘mini-Origin’ fixtures, says Mark Minichiello ahead of Magic clash

Hull FC forward Mark Minichiello has described the experience of the Hull derby with cross-city rivals Hull KR as something not too dissimilar to State of Origin as the two sides prepare to lock horns again this weekend. FC and KR close out this year’s Magic Weekend on Sunday, when the Black and Whites will hope to continue their assault…

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This week’s Rugby League Back Chat

Don’t miss Rugby League Back Chat sponsored by TotalRL.com on Freesports TV this Thursday 17th May at 6.15pm. Rod Studd is joined by Hull Kingston Rovers Chairman Neil Hudgell, Featherstone Rovers Chairman Mark Campbell and Martyn Sadler, editor of League Express. Up for debate: Should the marquee player scheme be scrapped, what’s going wrong with the Challenge Cup and are…

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Wolves prove too strong for Robins

Warrington Wolves proved too strong today for Hull Kingston Rovers, scoring three late tries to secure a 40-20 victory over their Yorkshire rivals. In a game played effectively in four parts, Hull KR suffered an early blow when hooker Shaun Lunt was carried off the field with what looked like a knee injury after just two minutes. Four minutes later…

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KCOM Craven Park set for record crowd for first Hull derby of 2018

Hull Kingston Rovers have revealed they are increasingly confident of welcoming a record crowd to KCOM Craven Park on Friday for the return of the Hull derby. Rovers and FC lock horns competitively for the first time since 2016 on Friday lunchtime in East Hull, and the Robins have confirmed that ticket sales for that game have now gone through…

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SQUAD WATCH: All the team news for Friday’s Super League games

Leeds v Castleford (7:45pm, Elland Road – Sky Sports) Leeds are unchanged for Friday’s Grand Final rematch with Castleford at Elland Road. The Tigers, meanwhile, make one change to their squad – but it is a significant one, as prop Jesse Sene-Lefao has undergone MCL surgery which will rule him out for a number of weeks. Jy Hitchcox takes his…

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Cumbrian rugby is crying out for fresh investment, insists James Donaldson

James Donaldson believes Rugby League in his native Cumbria is ‘crying out’ for fresh investment and fresh ideas. The 26-year-old made his return to the Hull KR side from another serious knee injury last weekend, during the Robins’ 38-6 win over Huddersfield. And Donaldson, who hails from West Cumbria, says ideas like the one mooted by Marwan Koukash about a…

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Hull KR produce best performance of season to see off Huddersfield

Hull Kingston Rovers produced their best performance since returning to Super League to register their second victory of the season by seeing off an out-of-sorts Huddersfield side. The Robins, who had only beaten Catalans so far in 2018, were magnificent at the John Smith’s Stadium, with a superb first-half performance laying the platform for Tim Sheens’ side to get back…

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SQUAD WATCH: All the team news for Friday’s Super League games

Warrington v Wigan (7:45pm, Sky Sports) There are two huge boosts for Warrington ahead of Friday’s showdown with Wigan. Star half-back Tyrone Roberts is back in the mix and fully-fit, while fellow new recruit Sitaleki Akauola is also fit to be included – he is in line to make his debut for the Wolves. Wigan make a number of changes…

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