Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Rugby League News

Hull Kingston Rovers

Cockayne to be ready for start of 2015 season

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Hull KR coach Chris Chester has revealed that winger Ben Cockayne has suffered a setback in his recovery from an ankle injury, but the club still expect him to be fit for the start of the Super League season. Cockayne underwent surgery to repair damaged ankle ligaments following the conclusion of the 2014 season, but a scan as revealed that ... Read More »

Could Gil Dudson be heading for Catalans Dragons?

Gil Dudson

After a high turnaround in the front row during the off-season, speculation has feverishly linked Wigan prop Gil Dudson with a move away from the club for the last few weeks. Hull Kingston Rovers and several other Super League and NRL clubs are believed to be showing an interest in the Welsh international, who has been told he can leave ... Read More »

Hull KR reveal 2015 home kit

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Hull Kingston Rovers will mark a fresh start for the club in 2015 by wearing a traditional home kit inspired by its proud and historic past, with the new-look shirt going on sale to supporters this evening (Friday). Twelve signings have already been added to the club’s squad for next season when a new league format will be introduced for ... Read More »

Hull KR sign Mitch Allgood

Chris Chester is another who stepped up midseason.

Hull Kingston Rovers have bolstered their front row for next season with the capture of experienced NRL prop Mitchell Allgood on a three-year contract. Standing at 6ft 4in and weighing in at 110kg, the 25-year-old will add another physical presence to the Robins pack next season after signing for the club from Parramatta Eels. A former Rookie of the Year ... Read More »

Hull KR boss impressed by James Donaldson

James-Donaldson

Hull KR head coach Chris Chester admits that new signing James Donaldson has “caught his eye” in pre-season, and that he is expecting the Cumbrian to make a big impact on the Rovers’ forthcoming 2015 season. The 23-year-old has penned a two-year deal the Robins, after ending his association with former club Bradford Bulls following their relegation to the Championship. ... Read More »

Greg Burke wants to follow in Josh Charnley’s footsteps

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Wigan forward Greg Burke wants to emulate team-mate Josh Charnley by impressing during a loan spell with Hull Kingston Rovers then returning to Wigan in a more prominent role. England winger Charnley spent five games with the Robins in 2010 before going back to the Warriors and becoming a regular starter. Although Burke is spending a full season in East ... Read More »

Sandercock back to assist Newcastle Knights

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Former Hull Kingston Rovers coach Craig Sandercock has made a return to former club Newcastle Knights, returning to his old role of assistant coach with the club. Sandercock was assistant at the Knights previously, before moving to England to take up the head coaching role vacated by Justin Morgan at Rovers. However, he left the club after three years in ... Read More »

Greg Burke to join Hull KR on season loan

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Hull Kingston Rovers have secured the services of promising Wigan Warriors forward Greg Burke on a season long loan for the 2015 campaign. A ball playing lock, the former England Academy international is highly rated at the DW Stadium and will now look to take the next step in his career as the Robins’ eleventh new signing for Super League ... Read More »

Ryan Bailey “ready to be a leader”

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New Hull KR signing Ryan Bailey believes the responsibility that come with the move will ultimately make him a better player. Within a week of Rovers announcing the departures of forwards Justin Poore and Neville Costigan they had snapped up the former England international, who has been a one-club player since making his Leeds Rhinos debut in 2002. After enjoying ... Read More »

Chester won’t lose sleep over Costigan exit

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Hull Kingston Rovers coach Chris Chester says he is disappointed by the news Neville Costigan has resigned from his contract, but insists he will not lose sleep over it. The Papua New Guinea international decided to end his Super League career after returning home after the conclusion of the 2014 campaign. “I’m really disappointed with Neville’s decision,” Chester told the ... Read More »