Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Hull Kingston Rovers

Greg Eden back in my plans, says Sandercock

Greg Eden edged Lee Gaskell to land the full-back shirt thanks to three well-taken tries

Hull KR coach Craig Sandercock says inconsistent full-back Greg Eden has made some significant improvements to his game while on loan at Salford and has a great chance of starting against Warrington on Friday night. The Robins’ current first-choice at the back, TotalRL columnist Ben Cockayne, is out for nine weeks through injury but Sandercock believes his position will be ... Read More »

Cockayne injured; Eden recalled to Hull KR

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Hull KR have been dealt a huge injury blow, as full-back Ben Cockayne has been ruled out for up to 10 weeks, rounding off a miserable week regarding injuries. After both Kevin Larroyer and Jordan Cox broke their legs during the defeat to Castleford Tigers last weekend, the loss of Cockayne is another hammer blow for boss Craig Sandercock as ... Read More »

Hull KR keen to make Kevin Larroyer deal permanent

Kevin Larroyer in his Catalan Dragons days. ©RLPhotos

Hull KR are believed to be keen on securing the services of forward Kevin Larroyer on a permanent basis, after impressing during his spell with the Robins so far in 2014. The French forward suffered a fractured fibula during KR’s heavy defeat to Castleford last Sunday, but the Hull Daily Mail are reporting that despite that, the Robins will use ... Read More »

Hull KR suffer double broken leg blow

Kevin Larroyer in his Catalan Dragons days. ©RLPhotos

Hull Kingston Rovers have revealed that two of their first-team regulars have sustained broken legs and will be out for at least two months. On-loan Frenchman, Kevin Larroyer, and impact prop Jordan Cox both picked up the injuries in Sunday’s 54-12 defeat to Castleford Tigers. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express ... Read More »

Jamie Langley: Rovers deserve a flogging

Jamie-Langley

Hull KR forward Jamie Langley has describe Sunday’s convincing loss to Castleford Tigers as his side’s “low point of the season” and says he expects a “flogging” in training this week. The Robins conceded 50 points for the first time this year after being completely outplayed by an in-form Castleford side – and it is not going to get any ... Read More »

Sean Gleeson forced to retire

Sean Gleeson. ©RLPhotos

Hull Kingston Rovers centre Sean Gleeson has been forced to retire from the game with immediate effect, aged just 26. Gleeson – cousin of Salford star Martin – had been battling a serious eye injury suffered earlier in the campaign and, after consulting with medical experts, has called time on his career. Gleeson only signed up with the Robins last ... Read More »

Neville Costigan: I nearly ended up quitting Rugby League

Neville-Costigan

This article, written by Pete Stephenson, originally appeared in issue 398 of Rugby League World magazine. Issue 399 is currently in production and will be on sale from June 6. Click here to find out more about the magazine and to browse back issues click this link… Rugby League World hears how Hull KR forward Neville Costigan put a chequered ... Read More »

Cox signs new deal for Robins

Hull KR forward Jordan Cox has signed a two-year contract extension. The prop or second rower joins fellow Academy graduates James Green and Macauley Hallett in agreeing a new deal that will keep him at the KC Lightstream Stadium until the end of 2016. Cox, who turned 22 earlier this week and is currently two matches short of his 50th ... Read More »

Hull KR behind target, says Craig Sandercock

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Despite moving into the top eight of Super League with a fantastic derby victory over Hull FC, Hull KR boss Craig Sandercock has declared his side behind their targets, insisting they must now cement their place in the play-offs without any further hiccups. Sandercock believes the Robins are four points behind where he would have liked them to be at ... Read More »