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Sean Gleeson forced to retire

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Hull Kingston Rovers centre Sean Gleeson has been forced to retire from the game with immediate effect, aged just 26. Gleeson – cousin of Salford star Martin – had been battling a serious eye injury suffered earlier in the campaign and, after consulting with medical experts, has called time on his career. Gleeson only signed up with the Robins last ... Read More »

Neville Costigan: I nearly ended up quitting Rugby League

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This article, written by Pete Stephenson, originally appeared in issue 398 of Rugby League World magazine. Issue 399 is currently in production and will be on sale from June 6. Click here to find out more about the magazine and to browse back issues click this link… Rugby League World hears how Hull KR forward Neville Costigan put a chequered ... Read More »

Cox signs new deal for Robins

Hull KR forward Jordan Cox has signed a two-year contract extension. The prop or second rower joins fellow Academy graduates James Green and Macauley Hallett in agreeing a new deal that will keep him at the KC Lightstream Stadium until the end of 2016. Cox, who turned 22 earlier this week and is currently two matches short of his 50th ... Read More »

Hull KR behind target, says Craig Sandercock

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Despite moving into the top eight of Super League with a fantastic derby victory over Hull FC, Hull KR boss Craig Sandercock has declared his side behind their targets, insisting they must now cement their place in the play-offs without any further hiccups. Sandercock believes the Robins are four points behind where he would have liked them to be at ... Read More »

Greg Eden extends loan deal at Salford Red Devils

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Greg Eden has extended his loan deal with Salford Red Devils, with the Hull Kingston Rovers full-back set to stay with the club beyond his current one month deal. Eden’s initial deal with the Red Devils is set to expire imminently, but Salford boss Iestyn Harris has decided to keep the Robins star on a week-by-week basis, with Craig Sandercock ... Read More »

Gardner: Pick Hodgson for England

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On-loan Hull KR winger Ade Gardner believes temporary team-mate Josh Hodgson should be rewarded for his superb form with an England call-up. The St Helens flyer, 30, has been mightily impressed with 24-year-old Hodgson, who has arguably been the Robins’ best player in 2014, scoring five tries and making seven assists, a whopping 464 tackles, and over 1,400 metres. He’s ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: Weyman – It was a tough win

Michael-Weyman

Hull Kingston Rovers prop Michael Weyman has described the Robins’ win over Hull FC at Magic Weekend, his second derby victory since joining the club, as a very tough but important win for the club. Weyman, who joined Hull KR at the start of the year, praised the atmosphere on Saturday at Magic Weekend. Weyman spoke to Total Rugby League ... Read More »

Match report: Hull Kingston Rovers 38-24 Hull FC

For possibly the first ever time, Hull FC and Hull KR are never at home together on the same weekend.

In a nutshell Hull Kingston Rovers avenged last year’s controversial Magic Weekend defeat to Hull FC – but they did it the hard way, after Jason Crookes was sent off with over half an hour of the game left. How it unfolded First half: The Robins were by far the better side in the opening exchanges of the contest, and ... Read More »

Match preview: Hull FC v Hull Kingston Rovers

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The second Hull derby of the season takes place on Saturday at Magic Weekend, with the Robins looking to make it a double by backing up their 21-20 win against the Black and Whites from earlier this year. However, they will be looking to avenge that controversial defeat at Magic last year, when Chris Green scored a dramatically late – ... Read More »