Monday, December 22, 2014
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Hull Kingston Rovers

Hull KR looking for full package with new signings

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Hull KR boss Chris Chester admits they will use the experience of Kris Keating’s departure from the club as a lesson for the future, as they look to bring in signings for 2015 that will be the full package, both on and off the field. Keating has returned home to Australia just one year into a three-year deal with the ... Read More »

Four Nations: Hodgson confident in England’s chances

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England hooker Josh Hodgson is confident Steve McNamara’s men have what it takes to cause an upset at the Four Nations and come home with some silverware. The 24-year-old, who recently joined Canberra Raiders on a two-year deal from Hull KR, is one of two hookers in the squad and is therefore expected to get plenty of minutes under his ... Read More »

Terry Campese on Hull KR’s half-back hit list

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Canberra Raiders’ Terry Campese could be set for a sensational move to Super League next year, after the club confirmed they are interested in the services of the 30-year-old to replace their pair of departed half-backs. Campese came close to a move to Hull FC earlier this year, who faces a season of uncertainty if he remains at Canberra in ... Read More »

David Hodgson to join Hull KR coaching staff

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Experienced winger David Hodgson will join the coaching staff at Hull Kingston Rovers next season, after calling time on his 15-year playing career. The former Great Britain flyer scored 184 tries in 366 appearances for five Super League clubs but has decided to retire after suffering a neck injury in July. He will now link up with the backroom staff ... Read More »

Stanley Gene to leave Hull KR

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Hull Kingston Rovers assistant first team coach Stanley Gene has left the club with the former Papua New Guinea international now expected to take up a full-time role with Gateshead – just as League Express told you this past Monday. Gene, who made more than 170 appearances for the Robins as a player, has divided his time this season between ... Read More »

Hull KR: Chester wants better behaviour

Hull KR coach Chris Chester

Hull KR coach Chris Chester says he will not tolerate ill-discipline from his players next season. The Robins boss doesn’t want a repeat of 2014, when off-field issues plagued his side and contributed heavily to a disappointing ninth-place finish. Jonny Walker and Wayne Ulugia were released due to off-field incidents while Adam Walker and Greg Eden were subject to disciplinary ... Read More »

Kris Keating released by Hull KR

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Hull Kingston Rovers have reached an agreement with Kris Keating to release the half back from his contract with the club and allow him to return to Australia. The playmaker joined the Robins from Canterbury Bulldogs on a three-year contract at the start of the season but has struggled to settle in East Yorkshire for family reasons. Keating has now ... Read More »

“Embarrassed” Hudgell slams “dishonest” Hull KR stars

Hull KR chairman Neil Hudgell. ©RLPhotos

Outspoken Hull KR chairman Neil Hudgell has labelled his side’s 2014 campaign as “dismal” and has blamed the players for underperforming and lacking discipline. Although they finished ninth, the Robins rarely looked liked making the play-offs and endured some embarrassing off-field incidents, including the sacking of both Jonny Walker and Wayne Ulugia. Other low points included a 28-0 drubbing in ... Read More »

St Helens announce Burns signing

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St Helens have announced the signed Travis Burns on a three-year contract from 2015 – as exclusively revealed in League Express on the 18th August. The Australian stand-off joins the club from Hull KR for a transfer fee of ¬£60,000 and will link up with his teammates in the off-season, just as we told you almost five weeks ago. Saints ... Read More »

Hull KR set to lose Kris Keating?

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There are reports in Hull that, after losing half-back Travis Burns to St Helens, fellow pivot Kris Keating could be on his way out of the club too. Keating has struggled during his first season at the Robins, and the Hull Daily Mail are reporting that Keating’s battle with homesickness is continuing. He has now gone back to Australia due ... Read More »

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