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Hull Kingston Rovers

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

Graeme Horne. @TonyFoster

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


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

Wayne Ulugia. ©Action

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 »

Match report: Warrington Wolves 12-25 Hull Kingston Rovers


In a nutshell Warrington suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Hull KR. How it unfolded First-half: There was only one score in a remarkable first-half, with Michael Weyman’s try and Travis Burns’ conversion the only points of the half. Second-half: The Robins continued the onslaught in the second period. Scores from Weyman again, Travis Burns and Kris Keating ... Read More »

Hodgson: Rovers want revenge for Sunday


Hull KR hooker Josh Hodgson has asked his side to make amends for losing to Warrington in the Challenge Cup on Sunday by defeating them in their Super League clash on Friday night. In a thrilling clash, the Wolves overturned a sizeable deficit to edge the Robins 24-28 at the KC Lighstream stadium. “I’m very disappointed personally and as a ... Read More »

Sandercock: Bounce of ball probably decided it

Craig Sandercock. ©RLPhotos

Hull KR coach Craig Sandercock claims his side’s Challenge Cup loss to Warrington earlier today was probably decided by the ‘bounce of the ball’. The Rovers lost 24-28 after throwing away a decent lead they built early on. “It was a very close game and the bounce of the ball probably decided it,” said Sandercock. “The players worked really hard ... Read More »