Four half-backs Hull Kingston Rovers could target to boost their ranks

Hull Kingston Rovers’ winless start to the new season continued on Thursday night with a second successive defeat since their return to Super League, this time losing 20-11 to Leeds. Robins coach Tim Sheens was quick to point out there were improvements in his side’s performance, but they have scored only 17 points in their two games this season. Speculation…

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Watkins expecting mentor McGuire to bring his best to emotionally-charged Elland Road clash

Kallum Watkins will class mentor Danny McGuire as an enemy for the first time in his professional career tonight: but the Leeds Rhinos captain knows exactly what to expect from a man who he has celebrated many a success with over the last decade or so. McGuire returns to Leeds as an opposition player tonight for the first time since…

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SQUAD WATCH: All the team news for Friday’s Super League games

St Helens v Castleford (7:45pm, Sky Sports) Saints coach Justin Holbrook has a fully-fit squad to choose from for their opener against Castleford. That means a tough decision between Jonny Lomax, Theo Fages, Matty Smith and Danny Richardson for the half-back slots. Young half-back Jake Trueman is included in Castleford’s squad. He is likely to be in a battle with…

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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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