Friday, August 29, 2014
Rugby League News

Hull Kingston Rovers

Hull FC prop Paea wants to end Rovers’ season

Mickey Paea

Hull FC prop Mickey Paea insists there’s nothing he’d like more than to end the play-off hopes of former side Hull Kingston Rovers tonight – by inflicting their first derby defeat of 2014. The Robins have won the two previous meetings this year, and are going in search of an elusive whitewash of victories against their bitter rivals. And Paea ... Read More »

Hull KR lose duo for season

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Hull KR have been dealt a double injury blow ahead of their late play-off push, as both Ben Cockayne and David Hodgson will miss the remainder of the season due to injury. Cockayne has been forced to undergo surgery for an ankle injury, whilst Hodgson needs an operation for a neck injury – which could potentially end his career, coach ... Read More »

Hull Kingston Rovers sign Tyrone McCarthy

Tyrone McCarthy

Tyrone McCarthy has become Hull Kingston Rovers’ latest new signing for 2015, penning a two-year contract with the club from next season. The former Warrington Wolves forward has spent the current campaign with Australian outfit Northern Pride but will return to Super League as part of a new-look Robins squad under head coach Chris Chester. Comfortable playing either through the ... Read More »

Hudgell: Robins won’t sign another Hull FC player

Hull KR chairman Neil Hudgell. ©RLPhotos

Hull KR chairman Neil Hudgell has distanced the club from reports linking them with Hull FC players Jacob Miller and Ben Crooks by insisting the Robins will not sign another player from their cross-city rivals. “Hull is a great place for speculation and rumours, but I can categorically say we are not interested in Miller or Crooks, or any of ... Read More »

Hodgson ready for final Hull derby

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Rovers co-captain Josh Hodgson admits he’s facing an emotional week as he prepares for what could be his final Hull derby on Friday night. The Robins face Hull FC at the KC Stadium later this week in what could be the hooker’s last taste of the unique rivalry before he joins NRL side Canberra Raiders next season. With the Red ... Read More »

Chester gets Hull Kingston Rovers job

Chris-Chester

Hull Kingston Rovers have appointed Chris Chester as the club’s head coach on a permanent basis and he has signed a three-year contract at the KC Lightstream Stadium. The former Robins player and assistant coach was placed in temporary charge of all first team duties in July following the departure of Craig Sandercock. Impressing in the role in recent weeks, ... Read More »

Kevin Larroyer to remain at Hull KR

Kevin Larroyer in his Catalan Dragons days. ©RLPhotos

French international Kevin Larroyer will remain at Hull Kingston Rovers in 2015 after securing an additional season-long loan from Catalan Dragons. The back row forward has enjoyed an impressive debut campaign with the Robins this year and has been one of his side’s most consistent performers, racking up seven tries in 22 appearances. Having initially joined the club on loan ... Read More »

Chan to head back home

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Hull KR loanee Jason Chan has confirmed that he will be heading home at the end of the season, ending a six-year association with Super League. Chan, who is currently on loan at Rovers from Huddersfield Giants, insists the move back is for family reasons, but assured Robins fans he has loved his time in East Hull this season. “I ... Read More »

Broncos winger Keiran Dixon to join Hull Kingston Rovers

London Broncos winger Kieran Dixon. ©RLPhotos

London Broncos winger Kieran Dixon will join Hull Kingston Rovers next season. League Express understands that the deal has been done, and that Dixon has passed a medical with the Robins. This article originally appeared in this week’s edition of League Express newspaper. Click here to download the digital version to your computer, smartphone or tablet Dixon, who played for ... Read More »