Thornley believes his big game experience will be pivotal for KR

As a double winner with former club Wigan Warriors, Iain Thornley is used to big games. After all, he’s played in Grand Final and Challenge Cup final matches in the past – and he believes his experience of those games will stand both he and Hull KR in good stead on Saturday afternoon. The Robins know that victory in what…

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Stone unsure whether Hull KR will play Kelly on Saturday

Huddersfield Giants coach Rick Stone has said he is genuinely not sure whether he thinks Hull KR will bring back Albert Kelly from the cold for the game dubbed as the ‘Half Million Pound Game’ on Saturday. The victor from Saturday’s televised game will be assured of a spot in the top flight once again next year, with the loser…

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Hull KR ruled out for the season after playing on with broken back

Hull Kingston Rovers’ George Lawler played a full game with a broken back, before being ruled out of the season.   The 21-year-old will not take any further part this season after fracturing a vertebrae in his lower back. However, he still played through the pain barrier in Rovers’ Qualifiers victory over London last week, helping his side earn an important…

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Three potential destinations for Albert Kelly

Still suspended and missing his club’s most vital period in years, it’s hard to see a future for Albert Kelly at Hull Kingston Rovers. His late arrival home from a trip to Australia saw the halfback dropped for the club’s Qualifiers clash with Leigh Centurions, and he hasn’t been seen since. With Kelly not expected to play for the club…

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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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