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Hull Kingston Rovers

TotalRL TV: Weyman – It was a tough win

Michael-Weyman

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

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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

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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

Mick-Weyman

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 »

Rovers need to up defensive effort, claims Costigan

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Hull KR second-rower Neville Costigan has called on his team-mates to improve their defence for this weekend’s clash with Salford Red Devils. The Papua New Guinea international blamed poor one-on-one tackling for Sunday’s loss to Widnes Vikings, in which the Robins conceded two late tries to lose out. “If we want to beat Salford we’ll have to get rid of ... Read More »

Weyman: Sandercock is one of best coaches I’ve had

Michael-Weyman

Hull KR prop Michael Weyman has credited coach Craig Sandercock for enabling him to score four tries in his last four Robins appearances. The former State of Origin star scored twice against Warrington Wolves and picked up two more four-pointers against Hull FC and Widnes Vikings. “I was just in the right places at the right times to score those ... Read More »