Friday, January 30, 2015
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Hull Kingston Rovers

Hull Kingston Rovers sign Ken Sio

Chris Chester has entrusted Keal Carlile for 2015.

Hull Kingston Rovers have made their second new signing for the 2015 campaign with the capture of Ken Sio from the Parramatta Eels on a three-year contract from next season. Standing over 6ft tall and weighing in at 95kg, the 23-year-old winger will add both power and pace to the Rovers backline having racked up 35 tries in 55 appearances ... Read More »

Hull KR tie down promising academy products

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Hull Kingston Rovers have awarded two-year contract extensions to young back row forwards Aaron Ollett and Steven Holker. Ollett has made 10 appearances for the Robins since his debut midway through last season whilst 18-year-old Holker is yet to feature for the first team. The duo join fellow academy graduates Macauley Hallett, James Green and Jordan Cox in pledging their ... Read More »

Jamie Langley would “seriously consider” Bulls return

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Hull KR forward Jamie Langley admits he would be open to the prospect of returning to former club Bradford Bulls next season and helping them return to Super League. The 30-year-old, who joined the Robins last year on a 12-month deal, was told by Rovers boss Chris Chester he would not be offered a new contract after his season was ... Read More »

Travis Burns extends Albert Goldthorpe Medal lead

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Hull Kingston Rovers talisman Travis Burns has extended his lead atop the Albert Goldthorpe Medal standings thanks to another commanding performance against London Broncos on Saturday. The Australian picked up two points for his influence on the match, which saw his lead over Leon Pryce, who failed to register a Goldthorpe point, grow to four. Huddersfield pivot Danny Brough is ... Read More »

Robins too strong for winless Broncos

Hull Kingston Rovers were far too strong for London Broncos at The Hive this afternoon, defeating their hosts 10-62 to move to just one point outside the top eight. Rovers fullback Greg Eden scored a hat-trick, while the Broncos remain winless after 22 rounds of the Super League competition. In very hot conditions it was all too easy for the Robins, ... Read More »

Walker: Rovers can’t take Broncos lightly

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Hull KR forward Adam Walker has called on his side to display “energy and honesty” when they travel to London Broncos on Saturday. The Robins make the journey south knowing a win is essential to keep their play-off hopes alive and although they are favourites, Walker doesn’t want to take anything for granted. “We need more consistency. We need the ... Read More »

Costigan: London could get first win against Robins

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Hull KR back-rower Neville Costigan has warned his team-mates that unless they turn up with the proper attitude, they are at risk of losing to London on Saturday. Bottom side Broncos are winless in 21 games this season, while Rovers are currently sat in a precarious position – three points off the play-offs in ninth spot with two in-form sides ... Read More »

Hull KR boss targets three wins from next four

Chris Chester has entrusted Keal Carlile for 2015.

Hull KR boss Chris Chester has laid down a target for his team over their next four games – win three of them, and they’ll be cemented in the top eight. The Robins currently sit outside the top eight with seven games of the season left, but with fellow play-off contenders Salford Red Devils the opponents this weekend – followed ... Read More »

Green: Rovers wary of Salford threat

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Hull KR front rower James Green says the Robins are preparing to face a Salford Red Devils outfit at their best at the KC Lightstream Stadium on Sunday. Like the Robins, Iestyn Harris’ side have been inconsistent throughout much of 2014 but have impressed in recent victories over Huddersfield Giants and Hull FC after adding the likes of Kevin Locke ... Read More »

Kris Welham: I didn’t like having to play for Gateshead

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Hull KR centre Kris Welham has described being sent to Gateshead Thunder on dual-registration last month as “disappointing” but called it the “kick up the backside” he needed. The 27-year-old has rarely been out of the Robins’ matchday 17 this season but was sent to the Championship One outfit in June by coach Craig Sandercock after losing form. He played ... Read More »