Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Rugby League News

Hull Kingston Rovers

Rovers swoop for Italy international Mantellato

Chris-Chester

Italy international Josh Mantellato has become Hull Kingston Rovers’ third new signing for 2015, after agreeing a three-year deal with Chris Chester’s men. The Newcastle Knights winger or full-back, who has been a key figure in the New South Wales Cup, is keen to test himself in Super League. This article originally appeared in this week’s edition of League Express ... Read More »

Danny Brough has Travis Burns in his sights

Danny Brough tied up this year's Goldthorpe Medal with a week to spare

Two-time Albert Goldthorpe medal winner Danny Brough has moved within two points of leader Travis Burns in the 2014 standings thanks to a commanding display against Wakefield on Sunday. The Huddersfield Giants half-back was awarded two points for his display, while Burns, who has led for much of the season, failed to register a point in Hull KR’s defeat to ... Read More »

Josh Hodgson to join Canberra for “substantial fee”

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Hull Kingston Rovers have confirmed that co-captain Josh Hodgson will join NRL side Canberra Raiders at the end of the current Super League season. The Robins have agreed a substantial transfer fee with the Raiders for the services of the influential hooker, who has penned a two-year contract with Canberra from 2015. Hodgson joined Rovers from rivals Hull FC in ... Read More »

Larroyer set to stay at Hull KR

Kevin Larroyer in his Catalan Dragons days. ©RLPhotos

Hull KR boss Chris Chester has said the club are hopeful of securing a permanent deal for second-rower Kevin Larroyer, with a deal potentially announced in the coming days. Larroyer has impressed during his season-long loan at the Robins in 2014, scoring seven tries and being consistently regarded as one of Hull KR’s form players. And the Robins boss admits ... Read More »

Hull Kingston Rovers sign Ken Sio

Chris-Chester

Hull Kingston Rovers have made their second new signing for the 2015 campaign with the capture of Ken Sio from the Parramatta Eels on a three-year contract from next season. Standing over 6ft tall and weighing in at 95kg, the 23-year-old winger will add both power and pace to the Rovers backline having racked up 35 tries in 55 appearances ... Read More »

Hull KR tie down promising academy products

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Hull Kingston Rovers have awarded two-year contract extensions to young back row forwards Aaron Ollett and Steven Holker. Ollett has made 10 appearances for the Robins since his debut midway through last season whilst 18-year-old Holker is yet to feature for the first team. The duo join fellow academy graduates Macauley Hallett, James Green and Jordan Cox in pledging their ... Read More »

Jamie Langley would “seriously consider” Bulls return

Jamie Langley. ©RLPhotos

Hull KR forward Jamie Langley admits he would be open to the prospect of returning to former club Bradford Bulls next season and helping them return to Super League. The 30-year-old, who joined the Robins last year on a 12-month deal, was told by Rovers boss Chris Chester he would not be offered a new contract after his season was ... Read More »

Travis Burns extends Albert Goldthorpe Medal lead

Travis-Burns

Hull Kingston Rovers talisman Travis Burns has extended his lead atop the Albert Goldthorpe Medal standings thanks to another commanding performance against London Broncos on Saturday. The Australian picked up two points for his influence on the match, which saw his lead over Leon Pryce, who failed to register a Goldthorpe point, grow to four. Huddersfield pivot Danny Brough is ... Read More »

Robins too strong for winless Broncos

Hull Kingston Rovers were far too strong for London Broncos at The Hive this afternoon, defeating their hosts 10-62 to move to just one point outside the top eight. Rovers fullback Greg Eden scored a hat-trick, while the Broncos remain winless after 22 rounds of the Super League competition. In very hot conditions it was all too easy for the Robins, ... Read More »

Walker: Rovers can’t take Broncos lightly

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Hull KR forward Adam Walker has called on his side to display “energy and honesty” when they travel to London Broncos on Saturday. The Robins make the journey south knowing a win is essential to keep their play-off hopes alive and although they are favourites, Walker doesn’t want to take anything for granted. “We need more consistency. We need the ... Read More »