Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Hull KR name squad for Bulls clash

Hull KR boss Craig Sandercock. ©RLPhotos

Hull KR boss Craig Sandercock has named his 19-man squad for the vital bottom of the table clash with Bradford on Sunday, with former Bull Jamie Langley included. It will be the first time Langley will face the club with which he spent 12 years – winning every domestic honour available. However, he is a Robin in 2014, and will ... Read More »

Ben Cockayne targeting four-point haul

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TotalRL.com columnist Ben Cockayne has demanded that Hull Kingston Rovers pick up maximum points from the next two games, as they look to get their season firmly on track. The Rovers – who have only gained one point so far this season in a thrilling draw at Huddersfield – face bottom side Bradford and Wakefield in consecutive home games starting ... Read More »

Hull FC star loses appeal

Hull FC forward Micky Paea has had his appeal against a two-match ban dismissed by an RFL Disciplinary Panel. Paea appealed against the suspension and £300 fine imposed after he was found guilty of a Grade B offence of making dangerous contact with Richard Owen of Castleford Tigers in the 79th minute of the First Utility Super League Round 5 fixture ... Read More »

Ben Cockayne: We need to put two halves together

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Hull KR winger Ben Cockayne, 30, has joined the Total Rugby League team as a columnist. Check back every Wednesday to read his thoughts on the game’s hot topics… We were our own worst enemies against Wigan on Friday. I don’t think we were very smart in the second half at all.  At 20-all, about mid-way through the second half, ... Read More »

Thornley hat-trick as Wigan quell Robins’ challenge

In a Nutshell Hull KR enjoyed a 14-20 half-time lead, but Wigan upped their game in the second half to score 20 unanswered points to win 34-20. How it unfolded Wigan took an eight-point lead within the first ten minutes, with tries by Iain Thornley and Matty Bowen, who ran 90 metres when taking a high ball 10 metres from ... Read More »

Super League preview: Wigan Warriors v Hull KR

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Hull Kingston Rovers will be looking to get their first victory of 2014 under their belt tonight, but they face a tough task as they head to last years Grand Final winners, the Wigan Warriors. The Warriors have hardly made the best possible start to Super League XIX themselves, and have just one win to their name from their opening ... Read More »

‘It’s a breath of fresh air being back in Hull’

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Hull KR winger Ben Cockayne, 30, has joined the Total Rugby League team as a columnist. Check back every Wednesday to read his thoughts on the game’s hot topics… It feels like a breath of fresh air being back in east Hull. There’s been a hell of a lot of changes since I was last at Hull KR, I can ... Read More »

Costigan returns for Robins, Gardner should start

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Papua New Guinea forward Neville Costigan is set to return to the Hull KR squad for their trip to Wigan this Friday, but Craig Hall is certain to miss out, while Rhys Lovegrove and Graeme Horne are doubtful. Costigan missed last week’s trip to Saints with illness, while Hall suffered a suspected ruptured testicle, which he was later cleared of. ... Read More »

Video highlights: St Helens 38-18 Hull KR

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Extensive video highlights from Friday’s Super League round four fixture between St Helens and Hull KR at Langtree Park. Click here to read our match report. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League on the social media platform ... Read More »

Ade Gardner joins Hull KR on loan

Barrow-born Ade Gardner has 12 international caps. ©RLPhotos

St Helens winger Ade Gardner has joined Hull KR on a month-long loan. The former England and Great Britain star, 30, has scored 173 tries in 286 appearances for the Merseyside club but has fallen out of favour with coach Nathan Brown, who sees the Saints’ future in youngsters Adam Swift and Tom Makinson. The Rovers are currently in an ... Read More »