Mantellato lands new club

Former Hull Kingston Rovers winger Josh Mantellato has signed for Wyong Roos. The 29-year-old started his career with the Roos, before eventually earning a call-up for Italy and eventually playing for Newcastle Knights. Mantellato left the Robins at the end of last year following their relegation to the Championship and had been linked with moves to Castleford Tigers and Wests…

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David Hodgson comes out of retirement to play for Hull Kingston Rovers

Hull Kingston Rovers have confirmed that former player and current assistant coach David Hodgson has registered as a player for the 2017 season. The 35-year-old retired at the end of 2014 following a successful career in which he scored 184 tries in 366 Super League appearances. He remained at Rovers as part of their coaching staff following retirement, but will…

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Hull KR sign Quinlan

Hull Kingston Rovers have signed former St Helens’ Australian fullback Adam Quinlan on a two-year contract. Quinlan has NRL experience with St George and was part of the Illawarra Cutters side that won last season’s Intrust Super Championship. He ran in six tries during 11 Super League appearances for St Helens during a short spell at the club in 2015. Quinlan told www.hullkr.co.uk he’s…

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Stone wants Jamie Ellis to get fitter

Huddersfield Giants head coach Rick Stone has told Jamie Ellis he has to get fitter after being sent out on loan to Hull Kingston Rovers. The halfback left the Giants earlier this month to link up with the Championship side on a year-long loan. Stone was quick to stress that Ellis’ departure doesn’t signal the end of his Giants career,…

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Rovers sign Abdull from fierce city rivals

Hull Kingston Rovers have bolstered their squad with the signing of playmaker Jordan Abdull on a season-long loan from fierce rivals Hull FC. The 20-year-old stand-off or loose-forward has struggled to establish himself in black and white and spent time on loan at Championship side Featherstone Rovers last season. He made nine appearances for Lee Radford’s side last season but will make…

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EXCLUSIVE: Hull Kingston Rovers land Jamie Ellis for 2017

Hull Kingston Rovers have signed Huddersfield half-back Jamie Ellis on a one-year loan, TotalRL understands. Ellis, formerly of Hull FC, was told recently that he could leave the Giants by head coach Rick Stone, which caught the attention of the new Hull Kingston Rovers chief Tim Sheens. Despite starting the 2016 season well, a shoulder injury picked up in March meant…

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