Webster cools rumours linking Campese with shock return

Hull Kingston Rovers coach James Webster has seemingly poured cold water on shock speculation linking captain Terry Campese with a return to action this season. Campese was initially ruled out for the remainder of 2016 after suffering a serious hamstring injury back in June, having only played five games this season following a return from a lengthy knee lay-off in…

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Webster hoping KR are battle-hardened for Qualifiers

This article originally appeared in Monday’s League Express. Why wait until next weekend to read this week’s stories? In just a few clicks you can read League Express when it comes out each and every Sunday night by clicking here. Hull KR coach James Webster is hoping that their shock Challenge Cup defeat to Oldham earlier this season will battle-harden them…

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Hudgell insists people will be surprised by identity of new coach

Hull KR chairman Neil Hudgell has revealed that he feels people will be “pleasantly surprised” by the identity of their new coach. The Robins have agreed a deal in principle for a new man to take up the reins at the club next season, with it made abundantly clear from earlier in the year that James Webster’s appointment would only…

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Shaun Lunt’s thriving scouting system reaping benefits for youngsters

Hull Kingston Rovers hooker Shaun Lunt’s state-of-the-art Rugby League scouting system has been a big hit with Super League clubs. The former Leeds and Huddersfield hooker set up HQ9 earlier this year, a player profiling website that allows aspiring young players to showcase their abilities to scouts across Britain. Lunt came up with the idea in an attempt to “give…

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Webster confident Hull KR will survive the Qualifiers

Hull KR coach James Webster has insisted he believes the club will stave off the threat of relegation in the Qualifiers after their spot in the middle eight was confirmed on Thursday night. Rovers lost 36-12 at cross-city rivals Hull FC to ensure a bottom-four finish in 2016 after another season of disappointment for the Robins. But Webster was in…

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