Friday, September 19, 2014
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Hull Kingston Rovers

Ade Gardner joins Hull KR on loan

Barrow-born Ade Gardner has 12 international caps. ©RLPhotos

St Helens winger Ade Gardner has joined Hull KR on a month-long loan. The former England and Great Britain star, 30, has scored 173 tries in 286 appearances for the Merseyside club but has fallen out of favour with coach Nathan Brown, who sees the Saints’ future in youngsters Adam Swift and Tom Makinson. The Rovers are currently in an ... Read More »

Match report: Saints’ second-half blitz sinks Robins


In a Nutshell St Helens and Hull KR were level at half-time, but four tries in a ten-minute spell in the second half meant that Saints eventually coasted to a convincing victory over an injury-hit Hull KR. How it unfolded St Helens gave a debut to their giant new signing Mose Masoe off the bench in tonight’s Langtree Park clash ... Read More »

Poore: We must do the little things right

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

Hull KR prop forward Justin Poore admits that the Robins will need to get the little things right if they’re to have a chance of coming away from St Helens with a victory on Friday night (KO 8pm). The Aussie will return to the side at Langtree Park after missing last Friday’s clash with Castleford due to suspension. “They’re a ... Read More »

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

OUT OF FORM: 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 »