Rovers fullback Sio joins Newcastle

Newcastle Knights have confirmed the signing of Hull Kingston Rovers fullback Ken Sio on a two-year deal. Sio, 26, has been the subject of a transfer scramble across both hemispheres after becoming available due to Hull KR’s relegation. He becomes the latest player to leave the club following their drop to the Championship, with Terry Campese, Adam Walker and Iain…

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Hudgell hits out at Walker and his agent after departure

Hull KR chairman Neil Hudgell has hit out at prop Adam Walker’s departure from Hull KR: saying the Robins felt the 25-year-old “owed” the club a year’s service. Walker has notified KR he will be leaving the Lightstream Stadium, with a number of Super League clubs interested in the prop for 2017. But Hudgell believes that Walker has “headed for…

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Shaun Lunt to stay at Hull Kingston Rovers

Shaun Lunt will be a Hull Kingston Rovers player in 2017. The former England hooker has agreed to play for the Championship-bound club following talks with Jamie Peacock throughout the week. Lunt, who won the Grand Final with Leeds in 2012 and the League Leaders’ Shield with Huddersfield in 2013, joined the Robins on loan in 2015 before making the…

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Five Hull KR players that could be snapped up by Super League clubs

As Tim Sheens and the Hull Kingston Rovers hierarchy prepare for life in the Championship, their former Super League counterparts are circling the Lightstream Stadium like a wake of vultures. Despite going down, the Robins boast a number of Super League quality stars in their squad who will no doubt attract attention from those that remain in the top tier.…

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OPINION: Relegation doesn’t need to be this tough

Hull Kingston Rovers are all asking the same question – what next? Relegation to the Kingstone Press Championship leaves Rovers players facing the unknown, with all contracts now having to be renegotiated as the club prepares for life in the second tier. In the build-up to the Million Pound Game, the focus was predominantly on the ethical issues surrounding the…

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Campese considering retirement

Hull Kingston Rovers halfback Terry Campese has admitted he might call time on his career. Campese, who has endured an injury-ravaged spell at Rovers since arriving at the start of 2015, confirmed that he would consider his options after experiencing the ‘lowest point’ in his career as Rovers were relegated following the Million Pound Game. “It’s definitely the lowest point…

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Hull Kingston Rovers reject Jamie Peacock’s offer to resign

Jamie Peacock offered to resign as Hull Kingston Rovers’ head of rugby, but it was rejected by the club’s chairman Neil Hudgell. The 38-year-old came out of retirement to help Rovers secure Super League safety, however the Robins were relegated after a dramatic 19-18 defeat to Salford in the Million Pound Game. Peacock took up his role at Rovers after…

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Campese insists Million Pound Game is biggest of his career

He has played Test rugby, in the NRL for a decade and even played in State of Origin: but Terry Campese is in no doubt about where Saturday’s Million Pound Game ranks in terms of his own career. “After the siren goes, it’s probably bigger than any other game I’ve ever played,” he admits. “If you lose, you’ve still got…

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