Sinfield backs Peacock’s decision to cut short his retirement

Kevin Sinfield has revealed that he is ‘happy’ for teammate Jamie Peacock, after he announced he was stepping out of retirement. Peacock shocked the sport earlier this week when he announced he would play for the rest of the season at Hull KR, where he is the current head of rugby. Sinfield, who retired in style with Peacock last year,…

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Tim Sheens to become Hull KR’s head coach

Tim Sheens will be the new head coach of Hull KR next season, according to newspaper reports emerging today (Thursday) – with Marwan Koukash confirming the speculation on Friday. The well-respected Australian, who guided the Kangaroos to World Cup glory in 2013, is currently midway through a three-year contract at Salford as their head of rugby. However, he will leave the…

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“Leadership and direction never leaves you,” says Jamie Peacock

Jamie Peacock has insisted that while he won’t necessarily be the calibre of player he was 12 months ago, he is hoping to provide the leadership attributes he became renowned for during his playing career as he prepares for an incredible return this Sunday. Peacock and Hull KR stunned the world on Wednesday when they announced that the 38-year-old would…

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Cockayne buoyed by Hull KR’s attempts to sign Zak Hardaker

Hull Kingston Rovers full-back Ben Cockayne believes the signing of Zak Hardaker would be one of the club’s biggest ever transfers. League Express broke the news on Monday that Rovers were one of several clubs, including the Catalans Dragons, chasing his signature for 2017. A big overhaul is expected within the club’s playing ranks at the end of the season…

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Kelly’s Hull Kingston Rovers future in doubt

Hull Kingston Rovers’ head of rugby Jamie Peacock has admitted he doesn’t know if Albert Kelly will be at the club in 2017. The halfback has been suspended after he returned late to the club following a trip to Australia. The 25-year-old was subsequently dropped for Rovers’ pivotal match with Leigh on Saturday, a game that they lost. Kelly has…

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Blair given compassionate leave by Hull KR

Maurice Blair has been given permission to return to Australia after his brother tragically passed away last week. Hull Kingston Rovers allowed Blair to leave the club to attend his brother’s funeral back home. He will miss the weekend’s clash with London. “This is terrible news for Bobby and his family and he has temporarily returned home to Australia with…

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Hull KR confirm Albert Kelly has been suspended

Hull Kingston Rovers have suspended first team player Albert Kelly with immediate effect following a breach of club discipline. Kelly was granted permission by the club to return to Australia for family reasons a fortnight ago but reported back to the UK later than agreed this week, missing important preparation for this afternoon’s match against Leigh Centurions at the Lightstream…

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Leigh are a Super League team, insists James Webster

This story appeared in Monday’s League Express. To ensure you get the best Rugby League news each and every week first, why not check out our online edition of the paper when hits the digital newstands on Sunday evening!  Hull Kingston Rovers coach James Webster has stressed that with the quality of players they possess in their ranks, Saturday’s opponents…

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