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Hull Kingston Rovers

Greg Eden extends loan deal at Salford Red Devils

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

Greg Eden has extended his loan deal with Salford Red Devils, with the Hull Kingston Rovers full-back set to stay with the club beyond his current one month deal. Eden’s initial deal with the Red Devils is set to expire imminently, but Salford boss Iestyn Harris has decided to keep the Robins star on a week-by-week basis, with Craig Sandercock ... Read More »

Gardner: Pick Hodgson for England


On-loan Hull KR winger Ade Gardner believes temporary team-mate Josh Hodgson should be rewarded for his superb form with an England call-up. The St Helens flyer, 30, has been mightily impressed with 24-year-old Hodgson, who has arguably been the Robins’ best player in 2014, scoring five tries and making seven assists, a whopping 464 tackles, and over 1,400 metres. He’s ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: Weyman – It was a tough win


Hull Kingston Rovers prop Michael Weyman has described the Robins’ win over Hull FC at Magic Weekend, his second derby victory since joining the club, as a very tough but important win for the club. Weyman, who joined Hull KR at the start of the year, praised the atmosphere on Saturday at Magic Weekend. Weyman spoke to Total Rugby League ... Read More »

Match report: Hull Kingston Rovers 38-24 Hull FC


In a nutshell Hull Kingston Rovers avenged last year’s controversial Magic Weekend defeat to Hull FC – but they did it the hard way, after Jason Crookes was sent off with over half an hour of the game left. How it unfolded First half: The Robins were by far the better side in the opening exchanges of the contest, and ... Read More »

Match preview: Hull FC v Hull Kingston Rovers

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The second Hull derby of the season takes place on Saturday at Magic Weekend, with the Robins looking to make it a double by backing up their 21-20 win against the Black and Whites from earlier this year. However, they will be looking to avenge that controversial defeat at Magic last year, when Chris Green scored a dramatically late – ... Read More »

Hull KR looking to erase painful Magic Weekend memories

Magic Weekend 2013

Hull KR star Travis Burns insists the squad are out to put right last year’s heartbreaking Magic Weekend defeat to Hull FC – even if it did reinvigorate their season. Chris Green’s incredibly late – and incredibly controversial – try settled matters at the Etihad Stadium last year, but the Robins bounced back to go on a fantastic run of ... Read More »

Time to switch Magic Weekend, says Hull KR star

Action from the Hull derby at Magic Weekend 2013. ©RLPhotos

Hull Kingston Rovers forward Jason Netherton believes the time has come to switch the Magic Weekend from the Etihad Stadium after this season, claiming the game needs to be exposed in fresh areas in order for it to grow. The home of Manchester City will stage the extravaganza for the third straight year this weekend, but Netherton believes the event ... Read More »

Video highlights: Salford Red Devils 16-16 Hull Kingston Rovers


How it unfolded The Red Devils looked sluggish early on, in contrast to the Robins, who were well led by Travis Burns, who registered an early 40/20 kick, while winger David Hodgson dropped the ball with the line at his mercy. But after surviving early pressure the Red Devils scored the first try through winger Francis Meli, with Jake Mullaney unable to ... Read More »