Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Rugby League News

Hull Kingston Rovers

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 »

Langley offers no Robins excuses

Hull KR struggle to contain Leeds Rhinos

Jamie Langley admits that it will take a bit of time for the Robins’ new-look squad to settle down but refuses to use that as an excuse for the opening day defeat against Leeds last weekend. “I think we had eight people on debut against Leeds last weekend and things will take time to gel,” he said. “But that’s no ... Read More »

Super League preview: Hull KR v Leeds Rhinos

Ryan Hall taking the ball in against Hull KR. ©RLPhotos

Brian McDermott has almost a full-strength squad to pick from ahead of Sunday’s clash with Hull KR. Ian Kirke, Jamie Jones-Buchanan and Andy Yates are the only casualties, while new signings Paul Aiton and Tom Briscoe are both aiming to make their competitive debuts. The weather forecast is poor for the clash, which takes place at the newly-named KC Lightstream ... Read More »

Less than 400 tickets left for Hull KR-Leeds clash

Hull KR's home, Craven Park, has been renamed for the start of the new season. ©HullKR

Hull Kingston Rovers have announced they have less than 400 tickets remaining for Sunday’s season-opening fixture with Leeds Rhinos. The club are urging anyone interested in attending to snap up the remaining tickets, which are for the KC Lightstream Stadium’s East Stand, now. Not only is the game set to provide stunning entertainment, there will also be performances both before ... Read More »

Robins sell over 10,000 tickets for Leeds opener


Hull Kingston Rovers are expecting a sell-out crowd for their Super League opener against Leeds Rhinos on Sunday. The Robins have already sold more than their all-time stadium record – 10,250 against Hull in 2001. Indeed, at the time of writing this, over 10,300 tickets have been snapped up. And with three full days left until kick-off, and the prospect ... Read More »

Rovers v Rhinos tickets selling like hot cakes


Hull Kingston Rovers have announced that their season-opener against Leeds Rhinos on Sunday February 16 has already sold more than their best attendance of 2013 (8,874 against cross-city rivals Hull FC). Indeed, thanks to a clever marketing plan and the buzz around the sport at the moment, the club are aiming to break their stadium record and potentially sell out. ... Read More »

Consistency is Rovers’ goal, says co-captain


Hull KR’s Josh Hodgson has spoken of his side’s desire to improve their consistency in the new season. The Robins had an up-and-down 2013 campaign, finishing 8th despite defeating 12 of the 13 other teams in the league. Co-captain Hodgson recognises his side are capable of taking down the big names but need to ensure they don’t drop points to ... Read More »

Rovers fans thankful for cash injection

Hull KR's home, Craven Park, has been renamed for the start of the new season. ©HullKR

You could have excused Hull Kingston Rovers fans of being against renaming their ground the ‘KC Lighstream stadium’. Indeed, the Craven Park moniker has been used since 1922, and it holds a lot of heritage and memories, even if they have only been in their current stadium since 1989. Not only that, the fact bitter rivals Hull FC play in ... Read More »