Saturday, August 23, 2014
Rugby League News

Hull Kingston Rovers

Hull KR presented with welcome selection dilemmas

Hull KR boss Craig Sandercock. ©RLPhotos

Hull Kingston Rovers Head Coach Craig Sandercock may have a selection dilemma or two this weekend with both Craig Hall and Greg Eden hopeful of being available for the Tetley’s Challenge Cup tie against Warrington at the KC Lightstream Stadium on Sunday. Hall has been sidelined since damaging a testicle at St Helens a month ago, while Eden has missed ... Read More »

Kevin Larroyer aiming for consistency at the Robins

Kevin Larroyer in his Catalan Dragons days. ©RLPhotos

The move to a new club can be a demanding one for any player, but for Kevin Larroyer it’s been a challenge in more ways than one. The 24-year-old French international has been brought in by Hull KR on a season-long loan deal from the Catalans Dragons. Playing in the back-row, Larroyer has been ever-present for the Robins in 2014 ... Read More »

Ade Gardner extends Rovers loan

Ade Gardner

Former Great Britain winger Ade Gardner will remain on loan at Hull Kingston Rovers for the rest of the season, it was announced today. The 30-year-old, who is in Super League’s top-10 try scorers list, joined the Robins on a four-week loan last month and has impressed Rovers coach Craig Sandercock during his stay. With the wealth of outside back ... Read More »

Match report: Hull KR 44-6 Wakefield Wildcats

What a difference a year makes. TotalRL columnist Ben Cockayne in Wakefield colours last year. This season he's a Hull KR player. ©RLPhotos

In a nutshell Hull KR totally outclassed Wakefield with a clinical and efficient performance in which they scored eight tries. How it unfolded 4′ – Home side hit form almost instantly, an Adam Walker offload sending over Neville Costigan. Travis Burns adds the extras: 6-0. 14′ – Rovers looking clinical and score again thanks to quick hands down the left ... Read More »

Cockayne relishing Wakefield reunion

Cockayne pictured in his Wakefield days. ©RLPhotos

Hull KR winger Ben Cockayne says he’s excited to be playing against former club Wakefield Wildcats this weekend, but claims it’s going to be difficult to take the points off them. “I’m pretty excited about it,” the TotalRL.com columnist told the Rovers’ official website. “It’ll be a tough old test for us though as Wakefield seem to be coming into ... Read More »

Former Hull KR man says Ulugia could be a hit with Robins

Hull-KR-jersey

Former North Queensland Cowboys man Wayne Ulugia would be a roaring success in Super League if he signed for Hull Kingston Rovers, according to a former Robin. Clint Newton is now plying his trade back in the NRL with the Newcastle Knights, after a successful stint on Humberside between 2008-11. And, he fully believes that Ulugia – who was sacked ... Read More »

Langley could miss Hull KR clash with Wakefield

Jamie-Langley

Hull Kingston Rovers are set to be handed a further injury setback this weekend, as forward Jamie Langley could be set to miss their clash with Wakefield. The Robins are already without a number of top stars, including the likes of David Hodgson, Craig Hall and Justin Poore. And Langley could be added to that list this weekend, after boss ... Read More »

Hull KR chairman slams RFL’s match review panel

Justin Poore has been unfairly treated. says Hull KR chairman Neil Hudgell. ©RLPhotos

Hull Kingston Rovers chairman Neil Hudgell has released a statement suggesting that the Rugby Football League’s (RFL) match review panel is not fit for purpose after being on the end of inconsistent rulings. The match review panel is responsible for charging players who are deemed to have broken the rules when the on-field punishment is deemed insufficient. Here is Hudgell’s ... Read More »

Poore thrilled to see Sandercock smiling again

Justin Poore. ©TonyFoster

Hull KR prop Justin Poore said it felt good to see a smile on the face of coach Craig Sandercock’s face after helping his side pick up their first win of the 2014 season against Bradford on Sunday. “We wanted to win for Sandy,” the former State of Origin front-rower told the Hull Daily Mail. “It was good to see ... Read More »