Thursday, December 18, 2014
Rugby League News

Hull Kingston Rovers

Rovers have one of toughest tasks, says Cockayne

Cockayne pictured in his Wakefield days. ©RLPhotos

Hull KR winger Ben Cockayne claims the Robins have the toughest Challenge Cup draw of the fourth round as they prepare to host Warrington Wolves on Sunday. Both Wolves and the Rovers have enjoyed inconsistent starts to 2014, but the two sides seem to be picking up form just in time for this clash. Indeed, the East Hull outfit have ... Read More »

Craig Sandercock wants to reward Hull KR fans with cup run

Craig Sandercock. ©RLPhotos

Hull KR boss Craig Sandercock admits it is time his side rewarded their fans with a good cup run, as they begin their assault on Wembley this weekend. Rovers host cup kings Warrington Wolves in a mouthwatering Tetley’s Challenge Cup 4th round clash this Sunday, and the Australian confirmed he would be fielding his strongest side against the Wolves, with ... Read More »

Hull KR will have to be at their best, says Sandercock

Hull KR boss Craig Sandercock. ©RLPhotos

Hull Kingston Rovers boss Craig Sandercock admits his side will have to be at their very best if they are to cause an upset in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup this weekend. The Robins host a resurgent Warrington Wolves this weekend with cup pride at stake and, despite conceding just one try in their last two outings with wins over Wakefield ... Read More »

Hull KR presented with welcome selection dilemmas

Hull KR boss Craig Sandercock. ©RLPhotos

Hull Kingston Rovers Head Coach Craig Sandercock may have a selection dilemma or two this weekend with both Craig Hall and Greg Eden hopeful of being available for the Tetley’s Challenge Cup tie against Warrington at the KC Lightstream Stadium on Sunday. Hall has been sidelined since damaging a testicle at St Helens a month ago, while Eden has missed ... Read More »

Kevin Larroyer aiming for consistency at the Robins

Kevin Larroyer in his Catalan Dragons days. ©RLPhotos

The move to a new club can be a demanding one for any player, but for Kevin Larroyer it’s been a challenge in more ways than one. The 24-year-old French international has been brought in by Hull KR on a season-long loan deal from the Catalans Dragons. Playing in the back-row, Larroyer has been ever-present for the Robins in 2014 ... Read More »

Ade Gardner extends Rovers loan

Ade Gardner

Former Great Britain winger Ade Gardner will remain on loan at Hull Kingston Rovers for the rest of the season, it was announced today. The 30-year-old, who is in Super League’s top-10 try scorers list, joined the Robins on a four-week loan last month and has impressed Rovers coach Craig Sandercock during his stay. With the wealth of outside back ... Read More »

Match report: Hull KR 44-6 Wakefield Wildcats

What a difference a year makes. TotalRL columnist Ben Cockayne in Wakefield colours last year. This season he's a Hull KR player. ©RLPhotos

In a nutshell Hull KR totally outclassed Wakefield with a clinical and efficient performance in which they scored eight tries. How it unfolded 4′ – Home side hit form almost instantly, an Adam Walker offload sending over Neville Costigan. Travis Burns adds the extras: 6-0. 14′ – Rovers looking clinical and score again thanks to quick hands down the left ... Read More »

Cockayne relishing Wakefield reunion

Cockayne pictured in his Wakefield days. ©RLPhotos

Hull KR winger Ben Cockayne says he’s excited to be playing against former club Wakefield Wildcats this weekend, but claims it’s going to be difficult to take the points off them. “I’m pretty excited about it,” the TotalRL.com columnist told the Rovers’ official website. “It’ll be a tough old test for us though as Wakefield seem to be coming into ... Read More »

Former Hull KR man says Ulugia could be a hit with Robins

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Former North Queensland Cowboys man Wayne Ulugia would be a roaring success in Super League if he signed for Hull Kingston Rovers, according to a former Robin. Clint Newton is now plying his trade back in the NRL with the Newcastle Knights, after a successful stint on Humberside between 2008-11. And, he fully believes that Ulugia – who was sacked ... Read More »

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