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Hull Kingston Rovers

Jonny Walker struck down with MCL injury


Young Hull KR prop Jonathan Walker is set for eight weeks on the sidelines after picking up a knee injury in last weekend’s loss to Castleford. The 23-year-old became the latest Super League star – following Larne Patrick, David Hodgson and Lee Gaskell – to damage his medial collateral ligament (MCL). “Jonny has damaged the MCL (medial colletaral ligament) in ... Read More »

Sean Gleeson could lose sight after brutal attack

Sean Gleeson. ©RLPhotos

Injury-hit Hull KR centre Sean Gleeson could be left blind in one eye after a nightclub attack in the early hours of Sunday morning. The Hull Daily Mail reported that officers were called to the Ibiza Bar on King Street in Wigan for a ‘brutal assault’. They found the Ireland international on the road at 4.20am with a serious eye ... Read More »

Kris Welham charged with headbutting

Kris Welham. ©RLPhotos

Hull Kingston Rovers centre Kris Welham has been charged with Grade A head-butting on Castleford full-back Luke Dorn last Friday night. The 26-year-old has until 11.00am on Tuesday March 4 to submit an Early Guilty Plea. The RFL Match Review Panel also issued cautions to the following players: Ben Westwood (Warrington Wolves) – dangerous contact in the 30th minute against ... Read More »

Graeme Horne: We just weren’t good enough

Graeme Horne. @TonyFoster

Hull KR forward Graeme Horne has admitted his side’s performance against Castleford last Friday simply wasn’t good enough. The Robins lost for the second time in three games and now sit 10th, five points adrift of leaders St Helens. “Our performance just wasn’t good enough and that’s the top and bottom of it,” said Horne. “As players we’re extremely disappointed ... Read More »

We were beaten by a better team, says Sandercock

Hull KR boss Craig Sandercock. ©RLPhotos

Hull KR coach Craig Sandercock has offered no excuses for the Robins’ defeat at the hands of Castleford on Friday night, and he admits that the Tigers were just too good on the night. Trailing 18-10 at the break, the red and whites enjoyed plenty of possession and territory in the second half but couldn’t make it count as they ... Read More »

Match report: Hull Kingston Rovers 10-30 Castleford Tigers


In a Nutshell The Tigers gave a convincing performance to retain their unbeaten record, while the Robins have now failed to secure victory in their opening three games of the season. How it unfolded Castleford Tigers kept their unbeaten record and moved into second place in the Super League table with a convining 10-30 victory at Hull Kingston Rovers. The ... Read More »

Match preview: Hull Kingston Rovers V Castleford Tigers

Kirk Dixon and Dave Hodgson lock horns in 2013. ©RLPhotos

Friday February 28, 8pm, Sky Sports 1 Table toppers Castleford will be looking to continue in their rich vein of form when they visit the KC Lightstream stadium tomorrow night. They are without Jordan Tansey, who was injured by a Julian Bosquet cannonball tackle last week, but experienced Australian Luke Dorn comes in to replace him. The Rovers are without ... Read More »

Jamie Langley available for Tigers clash


Hull KR back-rower Jamie Langley looks to have recovered from a head injury sustained against Huddersfield at the weekend and is in line to play against Castleford on Friday night. The former Bradford Bulls forward was stretchered off just before half time in the 24-24 draw but was up and about before the final whistle. Coach Craig Sandercock said: “Jamie ... Read More »

Sandercock: We know what to expect from Huddersfield

Hull KR boss Craig Sandercock. ©RLPhotos

Hull KR coach Craig Sandercock understands what his side must to do snatch two points from Huddersfield Giants in this afternoon’s round two clash at the John Smiths stadium. The Australian said: “The fact that we played them a few weeks back probably just reinforces a few things that you believe. They have some strike players there and played extremely ... Read More »

Hodgson set for spell on the sidelines

Hull KR's David Hodgson - looking at 12 weeks out. ©RLPhotos

Hull Kingston Rovers winger David Hodgson is looking at three months one the sidelines after picking up a crippling knee injury in Sunday’s loss against Leeds Rhinos. The Englishman limped off late on with what the Robins described as a ‘high grade two’ MCL (medial collateral ligament) injury – the exact same problem Huddersfield Giants star Larne Patrick picked up ... Read More »