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Reasons to be cheerful for those not in Super League’s play-offs

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The play-offs is up and running courtesy of a thumping victory for Wigan Warriors on Thursday night – but that doesn’t mean the other four clubs who will be competing in Super League next year should be forgotten just yet. Hull FC, Hull Kingston Rovers, Salford Red Devils and Wakefield Trinity Wildcats will all carry ambitions of making the top ... Read More »

Chester gets Hull Kingston Rovers job

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Hull Kingston Rovers have appointed Chris Chester as the club’s head coach on a permanent basis and he has signed a three-year contract at the KC Lightstream Stadium. The former Robins player and assistant coach was placed in temporary charge of all first team duties in July following the departure of Craig Sandercock. Impressing in the role in recent weeks, ... Read More »

Kevin Larroyer to remain at Hull KR

Kevin Larroyer in his Catalan Dragons days. ©RLPhotos

French international Kevin Larroyer will remain at Hull Kingston Rovers in 2015 after securing an additional season-long loan from Catalan Dragons. The back row forward has enjoyed an impressive debut campaign with the Robins this year and has been one of his side’s most consistent performers, racking up seven tries in 22 appearances. Having initially joined the club on loan ... Read More »

Hull Kingston Rovers sign Ken Sio

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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 Kingston Rovers sign Jason Chan on loan

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Hull Kingston Rovers have strengthened their options in the pack with the capture of forward Jason Chan from Huddersfield Giants on loan until the end of the season. The Papua New Guinea international joined Chris Chester’s squad for training this morning and could make his Rovers debut in Sunday’s clash with Salford Red Devils at the KC Lightstream Stadium. A ... Read More »

Hull Kingston Rovers sign Darrell Goulding

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Hull Kingston Rovers have made their first new signing for next season with the capture of Wigan Warriors centre Darrell Goulding on a three-year contract from 2015. The 26-year-old will finish the current campaign with the reigning Super League and Challenge Cup winners before linking up with the Robins for pre-season training in November. An ex-England international, Goulding has racked ... Read More »

Match preview: Bradford Bulls v Hull Kingston Rovers

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Bradford caretaker player-coach Matt Diskin has recalled Brett Kearney, Jay Pitts and Alex Mellor into his 19-man squad for the visit of Hull KR. The trio replace Adam Henry, Joe Arundel and Jamie Foster. With Bradford eight points from safety, and with games running out, defeat here is almost unthinkable for the Bulls. Hull KR coach Craig Sandercock also makes ... Read More »

Hull KR star Josh Hodgson to join NRL exodus?

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Could Josh Hodgson be the latest Super League star to head Down Under and try his arm in the NRL? There are reports on social media from local journalists that Hodgson – who has been enjoying an excellent season thus far for the Robins – has agreed a deal with Canberra Raiders from 2015 onwards. Recently included in Steve McNamara’s ... Read More »

Cockayne injured; Eden recalled to Hull KR

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Hull KR have been dealt a huge injury blow, as full-back Ben Cockayne has been ruled out for up to 10 weeks, rounding off a miserable week regarding injuries. After both Kevin Larroyer and Jordan Cox broke their legs during the defeat to Castleford Tigers last weekend, the loss of Cockayne is another hammer blow for boss Craig Sandercock as ... Read More »

Hull KR keen to make Kevin Larroyer deal permanent

Kevin Larroyer in his Catalan Dragons days. ©RLPhotos

Hull KR are believed to be keen on securing the services of forward Kevin Larroyer on a permanent basis, after impressing during his spell with the Robins so far in 2014. The French forward suffered a fractured fibula during KR’s heavy defeat to Castleford last Sunday, but the Hull Daily Mail are reporting that despite that, the Robins will use ... Read More »