Friday, October 24, 2014
Rugby League News

Hull Kingston Rovers

The race for Super League’s eighth place


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 »

Hull KR star putting coach emotions to one side


Hull KR star Travis Burns admits he has had to put his disappointment over the sacking of Craig Sandercock to one side, and solely concentrate on getting the club into the top eight at the end of the season. Sandercock left the Robins last Thursday after a disappointing season, with temporary boss Chris Chester getting off to a flying start ... Read More »

Leigh Centurions sign Jonny Walker


Championship outfit Leigh Centurions have secured another impressive signing, after they completed the signature of former Hull KR forward Jonny Walker. The 22-year-old left the Robins last month under a dark cloud, but the Championship pacesetters have moved quickly to snap up Walker for next season on a one-year deal – with the option of a further year. Leigh Centurions ... Read More »

Weyman disappointed Hull KR boss left


Hull KR prop Michael Weyman admits he was disappointed to see boss Craig Sandercock leave the club last week, but claims he is trying to put his emotions to one side and concentrate on his rugby. Sandercock left the club last Thursday, but the Rovers bounced back to beat league leaders St Helens 40-10 in Chris Chester’s first game in ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: Hull KR duo discuss their teammates

Travis-Burns recently headed to Super League’s Best Golfer at Cookridge Hall in Leeds, where a raft of the game’s best players took to the golf course to see who came out on top when it came to pars, birdies and eagles. You can find a full, in-depth review of the event in this month’s edition of Rugby League World, which ... Read More »

Five contenders to become next Hull KR boss


As you’ll have no doubt seen by now, Hull KR boss Craig Sandercock has lost his job, with the club parting ways with their head coach with immediate effect. Sandercock follows Brian Noble, Richard Agar, Francis Cummins and Tony Rea as the fifth Super League coach to lose their job in the 2014 season – totaling over a third of ... Read More »

Hull KR sack coach Craig Sandercock


Hull KR have sacked their head coach Craig Sandercock. The Robins have won just 7 of their 19 games this season, and sit three points outside of the top eight, with the race for the top eight heating up. The club and Sandercock had been in talks over a new deal for a lengthy period now, but with the Hull ... Read More »

Hull KR boss hoping for double injury boost this week


Hull KR head coach Craig Sandercock is hoping for a massive boost on the injury front this week, as he hopes to welcome back two key forwards ahead of their massive clash against table-topping St Helens on Sunday. The Robins are still chasing the pack when it comes to the top eight, after slipping to a narrow defeat against Huddersfield ... Read More »

Keating: Robins’ half-back partnership crucial to play-off hopes


Hull Kingston Rovers half-back Kris Keating believes his partnership with stand-off Travis Burns will play a key role if the Robins, who now lie three points outside the top eight, are to make this season’s play-offs. Hull KR take on St Helens at the KC Lightstream Stadium this Sunday, and they will be looking to deflate the Super League leaders. ... Read More »

Netherton: Robins need points fast


Hull KR prop Jason Netherton believes the Robins need to start winning soon if they are to have any chance of making the play-offs. The East Hull side currently sit three points adrift of eighth-placed Widnes, having won just seven of their 18 Super League matches in 2014. “We cannot afford to keep slipping away from the top eight,” The ... Read More »