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  1. Toronto Wolfpack have won friends and plaudits this season with their proactive approach off the field and the way they've played on it, but not everyone is happy, writes Craig Murdock.There's been criticism, or should that be grumbling, about the one-sided nature of their games in League One. In five matches in the league Toronto have a 100 per cent record and have scored an astonishing 310 points, conceding just 37 in the process.It's clear they're going to walk the division and will be... View the full article
  2. England coach Wayne Bennett has named his 20-man squad for the international Test match against Samoa on Saturday, May 6.Hull FC prop Scott Taylor has made the cut but still faces a tough challenge in making the gameday team. Fellow front rowers Tom Burgess, Chris Hill and Alex Walmsley have been named, whilst Sam Burgess could also play there or in the back row during the match. Bennett has somewhat controversially included Australian-born players Chris Heighington and Chris McQueen, with the... View the full article
  3. Former Hull KR captain Josh Hodgson has been slammed for 'unsportsmanlike conduct' in Canberra's latest NRL match. The ex-Robins and FC hooker was captured sledging opponent Dylan Walker of the Manly Sea Eagles after the latter missed a relatively simple conversion at goal – by some distance. Rugby League LIVE - Hull FC stars set to be named in England squad, Hull KR reaction from Cup win Getting into Walker's face, Hodgson's antics prompted both sides to come together in a mild... View the full article
  4. Good morning and welcome to another edition of our Rugby League LIVE blog. It was a hugely successful weekend for both of our sides, with Hull FC beating Castleford Tigers in a KCOM Stadium thriller with just 12 men. Lee Radford's side were without red-carded Liam Watts for around an hour but ran out 26-24 winners against 'classy Cas'. More news: Hull FC won't get carried away by win over Castleford Tigers insists Lee RadfordElsewhere, Hull KR progressed to the sixth round of the Challenge... View the full article
  5. Hull KR coach Tim Sheens revelled in his side's Challenge Cup scalp of Leigh Centurions, but warned his team have a long way to go to reach the Super League again.The Robins produced a performance worthy of top-flight standard in the 23-10 victory at the Leigh Sports Village, with Ryan Shaw bagging a brace and half-backs Jordan Abdull and Jamie Ellis controlling proceedings throughout.However, the ever-grounded Sheens, due to his wealth of experience, knows KR's road back to the first tier is... View the full article
  6. Former Great Britain and England players Chris Joynt and Keith Senior will conduct the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup sixth round draw on Tuesday, April 25 (from 6.30pm). The draw will be broadcast live on BBC News Channel's Sportsday programme. Hull FC enter the competition at this stage whilst Hull KR are also in the hat after beating Leigh 23-10 on Saturday. Joynt began his career at Oldham, who are in round five action against Featherstone Rovers on Sunday, and signed for St Helens in 1992 where... View the full article
  7. Hull KR reporter Gareth Westmorland assesses the player performances from the Robins' 23-10 victory over Leigh Centurions in the Challenge Cup.Adam Quinlan: Solid on his return at full-back and almost came up with a fantastic finish before pushing the pass once too many. Ran Leigh ragged. 8Ryan Shaw: Two crucial tries, one three minutes in and the other three minutes from time, to secure progress. Playing with an abundance of confidence. 9Andrew Heffernan: Strong work from the centre who got... View the full article
  8. Hull KR reporter Gareth Westmorland looks at the main talking points from the Robins' 23-10 victory over Leigh Centurions in the Challenge Cup.ENCOURAGEMENTThe thousand Hull KR fans which commendably made the trip over to Leigh after a long Easter Monday jaunt to Toulouse were sent home from the Leigh Sports Village over the moon for the second time in 23 months.A fantastic showing from the Robins as joyfully received by the vociferous away following and they'll be hugely encouraged by what they... View the full article
  9. Hull KR coach Tim Sheens praised his side's courage as the Robins dumped Super League side Leigh from the Challenge Cup.A spirited showing from the Championship team saw a richly-deserved 23-10 victory at the Leigh Sports Village secured, with two tries for Ryan Shaw coupled with a drop-goal from Jamie Ellis sealing the win.Rovers march on to the sixth round and Sheens was delighted with the way his side handled the occasion and the game itself."It was a good win with a lot of... View the full article
  10. Hull KR turned the tables on Super League outfit Leigh by dumping the Centurions from the Challenge Cup with a well-deserved 23-10 win.The Robins were fantastic in every department, matching the team who replaced them in the top-flight throughout. The score remained 16-10 to KR until the final ten minutes, where Jamie Ellis' booted over a precious drop-goal before Ryan Shaw bagged his second two minutes from time.Rovers are in the hat for the sixth round of the Cup, which will be held on... View the full article
  11. Good afternoon and welcome to LIVE coverage of Hull KR's trip to Leigh Centurions in the Challenge Cup. The Robins face the Super League side for a place in the sixth round of the competition at the Leigh Sports Village. Tim Sheens' side go into the match as clear underdogs given the difference in division but nonetheless remain confident of picking up a surprise victory in Lancashire. Leigh Centurions vs Hull KR - Score prediction, team news and key battle The Rovers boss has made eight... View the full article
  12. Jamie Ellis admits he and his Hull KR side are relishing the tables being turned when they travel to Leigh Centurions in the Challenge Cup this afternoon.The Robins half-back will return to Tim Sheens' side to face his former employees at the Leigh Sports Village after missing Monday's trip to Toulouse.Rovers have been hot favourites in almost every match they've played this year following relegation from the Championship but Leigh, being a top-flight outfit after replacing the Robins in Super... View the full article
  13. Those Hull KR supporters making their way across the M62 today will vividly remember their last Challenge Cup contest on Lancashire soil. Rewind back to May 2015, and that march to Wembley which will never be forgotten, even if the end result has been banished. One success, way before the final was reached, captured the imagination of every Robins fan that night as Chris Chester's men took on 19-time winners Wigan Warriors at the swanky, and neutral, Leigh Sports Village. The 12-10 ... View the full article
  14. Tim Sheens will send a message to his Hull KR players to showcase their Super League credentials when taking on Leigh in the Challenge Cup this afternoon.Rovers travel to the top-flight Centurions aiming to cause a huge upset as the tables are turned in regards to the pressure and expectations on both sides.Despite Leigh swapping divisions with KR last year, having won promotion from the Championship via the middle 8s, Rovers have assembled a squad littered with Super League experience and... View the full article
  15. Big match preview for Hull KR's trip to Leigh Centurions in the Challenge Cup fifth-round at the Leigh Sports Village, Saturday, 3pm. Gareth Westmorland's opinion: Robins can upset the odds - but only just WE'VE had eleven Championship outings but make no mistake, this is Hull KR's biggest game so far in 2017. The chance to test themselves against Super League opposition has been relished for some time and it's part of the ultimate aim – promotion. Victory over Leigh Centurions won't... View the full article