Blair given compassionate leave by Hull KR

Maurice Blair has been given permission to return to Australia after his brother tragically passed away last week. Hull Kingston Rovers allowed Blair to leave the club to attend his brother’s funeral back home. He will miss the weekend’s clash with London. “This is terrible news for Bobby and his family and he has temporarily returned home to Australia with…

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Hull KR confirm Albert Kelly has been suspended

Hull Kingston Rovers have suspended first team player Albert Kelly with immediate effect following a breach of club discipline. Kelly was granted permission by the club to return to Australia for family reasons a fortnight ago but reported back to the UK later than agreed this week, missing important preparation for this afternoon’s match against Leigh Centurions at the Lightstream…

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Leigh are a Super League team, insists James Webster

This story appeared in Monday’s League Express. To ensure you get the best Rugby League news each and every week first, why not check out our online edition of the paper when hits the digital newstands on Sunday evening!  Hull Kingston Rovers coach James Webster has stressed that with the quality of players they possess in their ranks, Saturday’s opponents…

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Hull KR close in on safety… but Salford one step nearer to the Million Pound Game

Hull KR picked up a massive victory in their quest for survival as they defeated Salford 29-12. Following respective defeats to Leeds and Leigh last week, KR and Salford were both in desperate need of a victory to steer clear of a Million Pound Game appearance. However, it was Hull KR who triumphed, leaving Salford in a precarious position ahead…

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Day of reckoning for Salford and Hull KR

As the hooter sounded at LSV last week, condemning Salford to a shock defeat at the hands of Leigh Centurions, the landscape of the Qualifiers drastically changed. The Red Devils, heavily backed to cruise through the Super 8s unscathed, had suddenly opened up the entire competition with defeat. Leigh had picked up an unexpected victory in their quest for promotion,…

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Clarkson believes former club Leeds approaching their best again

Hull Kingston Rovers forward Chris Clarkson believes former side Leeds Rhinos are slowly approaching their very best once again. Clarkson returns to Headingley tonight with Leeds, looking to inflict a first defeat of the Qualifiers on the Rhinos, extending KR’s winning start to the ‘middle eight’ in the process. But he told the club’s official website that they will have…

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