Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Rugby League News

Hull Kingston Rovers

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 »

Costigan: London could get first win against Robins

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Hull KR back-rower Neville Costigan has warned his team-mates that unless they turn up with the proper attitude, they are at risk of losing to London on Saturday. Bottom side Broncos are winless in 21 games this season, while Rovers are currently sat in a precarious position – three points off the play-offs in ninth spot with two in-form sides ... Read More »

Hull KR boss targets three wins from next four

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Hull KR boss Chris Chester has laid down a target for his team over their next four games – win three of them, and they’ll be cemented in the top eight. The Robins currently sit outside the top eight with seven games of the season left, but with fellow play-off contenders Salford Red Devils the opponents this weekend – followed ... Read More »

Green: Rovers wary of Salford threat

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Hull KR front rower James Green says the Robins are preparing to face a Salford Red Devils outfit at their best at the KC Lightstream Stadium on Sunday. Like the Robins, Iestyn Harris’ side have been inconsistent throughout much of 2014 but have impressed in recent victories over Huddersfield Giants and Hull FC after adding the likes of Kevin Locke ... Read More »

Kris Welham: I didn’t like having to play for Gateshead

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Hull KR centre Kris Welham has described being sent to Gateshead Thunder on dual-registration last month as “disappointing” but called it the “kick up the backside” he needed. The 27-year-old has rarely been out of the Robins’ matchday 17 this season but was sent to the Championship One outfit in June by coach Craig Sandercock after losing form. He played ... Read More »

Hull Kingston Rovers sign Jason Chan on loan

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Hull Kingston Rovers have strengthened their options in the pack with the capture of forward Jason Chan from Huddersfield Giants on loan until the end of the season. The Papua New Guinea international joined Chris Chester’s squad for training this morning and could make his Rovers debut in Sunday’s clash with Salford Red Devils at the KC Lightstream Stadium. A ... Read More »

Rovers: Liam Salter relished Rhinos clash

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Hull KR centre Liam Salter says the opportunity to test himself against some of Super League’s best is exactly what he needs at this stage of his career. The 21-year-old was recalled to the side that faced Leeds Rhinos at Headingley on Friday as he and Craig Hall squared off against England internationals Kallum Watkins and Tom Briscoe. Now set ... Read More »

Video highlights: Leeds Rhinos v Hull Kingston Rovers

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Extensive video highlights from Friday’s Super League round 20 clash between Leeds Rhinos and Hull Kingston Rovers. For in-depth analysis and statistics, buy a copy of today’s League Express newspaper. What do you think about this game? Discuss this, and many other Rugby League topics, on or free fans’ forum. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the ... Read More »

Rhinos score five tries in final quarter to beat the Robins

For almost 60 minutes Leeds Rhinos and Hull Kingston Rovers looked as though they could fight out a 0-0 draw, which would have been the first of its kind in Super League. It had been a tight first half, but with neither side looking like scoring, although the Robins probably came the closest when Liam Salter headed for the corner, ... Read More »

The race for Super League’s eighth place

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After Wakefield managed to overcome Widnes by a narrow margin on Thursday night, the race for eighth spot in Super League 2014 has been blown wide open. Four teams are seperated by just four points after Wakefield’s victory, with Salford six off Widnes – but still well and truly in the mix. A win for Hull Kingston Rovers at Leeds ... Read More »