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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 »

Match preview: Hull KR v Wigan Warriors

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After a break for the Challenge Cup semi-finals, Super League action returns tonight, as Hull KR look to keep their slender top eight hopes alive against title-chasing Wigan Warriors. With just four rounds of the season to go, Chris Chester’s men sit three points behind the coveted eighth-spot, currently occupied by Widnes Vikings. And the Rovers – who today announced ... Read More »

Hull KR snap up James Donaldson

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Hull Kingston Rovers have continued to strengthen their squad for next season with the addition of Bradford Bulls forward James Donaldson. The 22-year-old will link up with the Robins on a two-year contract from November and becomes the club’s fourth new signing for 2015. A former England Schoolboys international, the back rower has racked up close to 70 Super League ... Read More »

Larroyer set to stay at Hull KR

Kevin Larroyer in his Catalan Dragons days. ©RLPhotos

Hull KR boss Chris Chester has said the club are hopeful of securing a permanent deal for second-rower Kevin Larroyer, with a deal potentially announced in the coming days. Larroyer has impressed during his season-long loan at the Robins in 2014, scoring seven tries and being consistently regarded as one of Hull KR’s form players. And the Robins boss admits ... Read More »

Hull KR boss targets three wins from next four

Hull KR coach Chris Chester

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 »

Hull KR star putting coach emotions to one side

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Hull KR star Travis Burns admits he has had to put his disappointment over the sacking of Craig Sandercock to one side, and solely concentrate on getting the club into the top eight at the end of the season. Sandercock left the Robins last Thursday after a disappointing season, with temporary boss Chris Chester getting off to a flying start ... Read More »

Leigh Centurions sign Jonny Walker

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Championship outfit Leigh Centurions have secured another impressive signing, after they completed the signature of former Hull KR forward Jonny Walker. The 22-year-old left the Robins last month under a dark cloud, but the Championship pacesetters have moved quickly to snap up Walker for next season on a one-year deal – with the option of a further year. Leigh Centurions ... Read More »

Weyman disappointed Hull KR boss left

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Hull KR prop Michael Weyman admits he was disappointed to see boss Craig Sandercock leave the club last week, but claims he is trying to put his emotions to one side and concentrate on his rugby. Sandercock left the club last Thursday, but the Rovers bounced back to beat league leaders St Helens 40-10 in Chris Chester’s first game in ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: Hull KR duo discuss their teammates

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TotalRL.com recently headed to Super League’s Best Golfer at Cookridge Hall in Leeds, where a raft of the game’s best players took to the golf course to see who came out on top when it came to pars, birdies and eagles. You can find a full, in-depth review of the event in this month’s edition of Rugby League World, which ... Read More »

Five contenders to become next Hull KR boss

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As you’ll have no doubt seen by now, Hull KR boss Craig Sandercock has lost his job, with the club parting ways with their head coach with immediate effect. Sandercock follows Brian Noble, Richard Agar, Francis Cummins and Tony Rea as the fifth Super League coach to lose their job in the 2014 season – totaling over a third of ... Read More »