Hull KR retire Roger Millward’s no 6 jersey

Hull KR have retired the no 6 jersey made famous by the legendary Roger Millward MBE with immediate effect.

Millward, who captained and coached the club to 11 trophies, died earlier this week at the age of 68.

He scored 207 tries and made over 400 appearances for the Robins, with his contributions eventually being recognised with the most ultimate honour as he was inducted into the Rugby League Hall of Fame in 2000, 17 years after being made an MBE.

His passing has seen tributes come in from around the globe, and the club saw it fitting to retire the jersey in his honour.

Terry Campese, who occupied the jersey, will wear 32 for the rest of the season following approval from The RFL.

Rovers have confirmed that Millward’s family will receive the jersey when the club takes on Widnes Vikings at the KC Lightstream Stadium on Sunday, May 15. A percentage from every ticket sold for the clash with the Vikings will go to a charity of the family’s choice.