Scruton backs Hull KR’s squad to cope with demands of Super League

Hull KR prop Nick Scruton has backed the Robins’ squad to cope with the demands of Super League in 2018, despite criticism aplenty over their lack of recruitment. With only a handful of signings arriving since they confirmed promotion back to Super League at the first attempt last autumn, some believe the Robins will struggle in 2018. But Scruton told…

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Sheens warns Hull KR fans there is not ‘half a million pounds’ to spend on new recruits

Hull KR coach Tim Sheens has warned the club’s supporters that there is not a significant chunk of their salary cap available to spend on new recruits – but insists they are still in the market for fresh faces. The Robins coach has explained how a number of key players who took pay cuts to remain with them in the…

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KR captain Lunt addresses supporters’ concerns ahead of new season

Hull Kingston Rovers captain Shaun Lunt has reassured fans the club is in good hands ahead of their Super League return. Robins supporters have expressed their concern at the club’s recruitment ahead of the new season, with many believing the squad is in need of further arrivals. The search for a halfback is understood to be ongoing although progress appears…

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Addy aiming to specialise in one position

Danny Addy has admitted he would like to drop the utility tag and become a specialist loose-forward. The Hull Kingston Rovers star has established himself as one of the most versatile players in the game, having played in a number of positions during his career. Addy has, in his own words, covered every position other than wing and fullback, but…

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Hull Kingston Rovers confirm signing of Thibault Franck

As first revealed in League Express and TotalRL.com, Hull Kingston Rovers have confirmed the signing of French half-back, Thibault Franck. The 18-year-old half-back joins the Robins with immediate effect, and has already begun training with his new team-mates at KCOM Craven Park. He still qualifies to play for the City of Hull Academy due to his age, but will train…

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Hull KR express disappointment over lack of Sunday fixtures in 2018

Hull Kingston Rovers chairman Neil Hudgell has revealed that the club have expressed their disappointment to the RFL over a lack of Sunday home fixtures in 2018. Rovers traditionally prefer to play their home games at 3pm on Sundays but, with TV picks and short turnarounds factored in, just two of their first 11 home games are on a Sunday…

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Six young Super League players who could become stars in 2018

2017 featured no shortage of breakout stars in Super League. The likes of Jack Walker, Liam Marshall and Danny Richardson established themselves as top-flight players in their own right – but who are the ones to watch out for next season? Here, we pick out half a dozen young players who, by the end of next season, could well be…

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