Friday, January 30, 2015
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Hull Kingston Rovers

Hull KR and Halifax announce partnership

James Donaldson Hull KR

Hull Kingston Rovers and Halifax RLFC have announced an exciting new partnership between the two clubs for the 2015 season. In what is the first arrangement of its kind for the Championship side, Halifax are set to benefit from a dual-registration agreement with the Robins next year that will allow them to select Super League standard players as part of ... Read More »

Hull clubs to play for Clive Sullivan Trophy

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The annual pre-season derby between Hull FC and Hull KR will take on extra significance in 2015, as it will be the first time the two clubs compete for the Clive Sullivan Trophy prior to the season beginning. Both sides have played for the trophy since 2001, but there will now be a fixed setting for the destination of the ... Read More »

Hull KR yet to decide on captain for 2015

Chris Chester has entrusted Keal Carlile for 2015.

Hull KR head coach Chris Chester insists no decision has been made on his captain for 2015 yet, and says the issue is yet to be discussed due to star signing Terry Campese yet to arrive in the UK. Chester says he has a wealth of options to consider before deciding who his skipper will be – including former Canberra ... Read More »

Bailey enjoying link-up with Weyman and Walker


New Hull KR man Ryan Bailey says he’s enjoying linking up with his new teammates – especially props Adam Walker and Mick Weyman, whom he believes he can form an excellent partnership with in 2015. Bailey has left Leeds Rhinos to link up with Chris Chester’s men for the forthcoming season, and he says that he’s enjoying being on board ... Read More »

Hull KR unveil new squad numbers for 2015


Hull KR have unveiled their squad numbers for the forthcoming 2015 campaign, with a number of stars stepping up to improved numbers. Adam Walker moves up from number 14 to eight, taking Justin Poore’s shirt, whilst Graeme Horne replaces Neville Costigan’s 12 from 15. Elsewhere, James Green also moves up to 20 from 23, and Aaron Ollett has 21 as ... Read More »

Robins half-back duo to fly in on Friday

Chris Chester has entrusted Keal Carlile for 2015.

Hull KR boss Chris Chester will welcome new half-back duo Maurice Blair and Albert Kelly into the country on Friday, when they land from Australia to start their deals with the Robins. Both halves have joined from NRL side Gold Coast Titans, and will arrive on Friday morning after receiving the necessary paperwork earlier this week. “We’re expecting them to ... Read More »

Ken Sio can’t wait for his first Hull derby


New Hull Kingston Rovers recruit Ken Sio cannot wait to experience the Hull derby for the first time, should he be selected for the pre-season friendly between the two clubs next month. Sio, who has arrived from NRL side Parramatta Eels, says he has been told plenty about the atmosphere in the inter-city derby and, while he has never actually ... Read More »

Hull KR sign Terry Campese from Canberra Raiders

Terry Campese

Hull Kingston Rovers have announced the signing of former Australian international and State of Origin playmaker Terry Campese for the 2015 campaign. The ex-Canberra Raiders skipper has penned a one-year contract at the KC Lightstream Stadium and will become the club’s 13th new signing for Super League XX subject to receiving the necessary paperwork. An experienced half back who has ... Read More »

Hull KR’s academy “catching up” with the best


Hull KR are getting closer and closer to Super League’s elite off the field – that’s the view of their head of youth Pete Grayburn, who believes the systems are improving at the club to see them reach the top of the tree in Super League. Grayburn openly admits that Hull KR have “barely” had a proper academy system for ... Read More »

Hull KR showed faith in me, says Dixon


Hull KR back Kieran Dixon has revealed that the Robins were the only club to offer him a deal when he was out injured, and he’s determined to repay the faith the club showed in him during 2014. Dixon endured a terrible campaign last season, only playing the final four games of the season after suffering a horrific knee injury ... Read More »