Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Hull Kingston Rovers

Hull KR star could miss rest of season due to injury

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Hull Kingston Rovers have been dealt a huge blow coming out of the Easter period, as prop Justin Poore looks set to miss the remainder of the season with a broken knee cap. Poore – who only signed for the Robins at the beginning of this season – suffered the injury during Rovers’ 37-24 defeat to Catalan Dragons in the ... Read More »

Match report: Catalan Dragons 37-24 Hull KR

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In a nutshell Catalan Dragons won their third match in a row thanks to a convincing display against Hull Kingston Rovers, who were noticeably lacking in energy following last week’s Hull derby. How it unfolded The match is best summed up in the words of Hull KR coach Craig Sandercock: “They were too good for us today, they seemed to ... Read More »

Craig Sandercock hails best win as coach with derby victory

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Hull Kingston Rovers coach Craig Sandercock admits their thrilling 21-20 derby win over neighbours Hull FC was his best win as a coach, and praised his side for their performance. The Robins were in control of the game at several points during the match, but it was only a late Craig Hall drop-goal that proved to be the difference, as ... Read More »

Match Report: Hull KR 21 Hull FC 20

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 waited until the final minute of the game for Craig Hall to land a field-goal to finally kill off a strong challenge from Hull FC. How it unfolded In a game that saw several tries controversially disallowed, the Black and Whites took the lead after 12 minutes, when Jordan Rankin crossed for a try ... Read More »

Match preview: Hull Kingston Rovers v Hull FC

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The first Hull derby of 2014 takes place tonight, with local bragging rights at stake once again as Hull Kingston Rovers and Hull FC lock horns at the KC Lightstream Stadium. With the clash televised in front of millions of viewers, it is sure to be a fantastic clash as the two bitterest of rivals do battle for a precious ... Read More »

Graeme Horne not contemplating derby defeat with Hull KR

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Hull KR man Graeme Horne admits he is not even considering the prospect of losing tonight’s televised derby against Hull FC, insisting the players are desperate to give the fans something to brag about. The Robins have lost the last two derby fixtures against their bitter rivals – including that controversial loss at the Magic Weekend last year, when Chris ... Read More »

Off-field happiness to thank for Caro improvement

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Omari Caro believes the reason behind his rapid change in form this season is down to the flying wing-man being happy away from the field. The 2013 season was a difficult induction for the 23-year-old, as he adapted to life in the north away from his southern roots. The Jamaican international’s confidence also took a knock when, in round four ... Read More »

Hull KR land NRL winger Wayne Ulugia

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Hull KR have confirmed the signing of former North Queensland Cowboys winger Wayne Ulugia. The 21-year-old New Zealander is a junior international and scored six tries in his four first-team appearances for the Cowboys. Indeed, he was recognised as one of the NRL’s hottest talents until a string of disciplinary issues, including being investigated by police over the theft of ... Read More »

Robins chairman Hudgell to appeal RFL fine

Hull KR chairman Neil Hudgell. ©RLPhotos

Hull Kingston Rovers Chairman Neil Hudgell is to appeal against a fine of £1,000 imposed by the RFL for his criticism of the its disciplinary process. Hudgell lambasted the RFL after Rovers prop Justin Poore was suspended for three matches for a tackle in the Robins’ 16-0 win over Bradford. He claimed that the governing body’s match review panel was ... Read More »

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