Hull KR star putting coach emotions to one side

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 by beating table-topping St Helens last Sunday. But Burns – who leads the League Express Albert Goldthorpe Medal race with just eight rounds of the season left – admits the club have to move on and focus on the future, rather than the departure of Sandercock.

“It’s a pretty cut-throat business rugby league, but that’s the way the club has gone,” he told the Yorkshire Post.

“Chessie has taken over and he’s done a great job having learned so much off Craig and also Justin Morgan before him. He’s definitely done his time. It’s very trying times at the club, but it’s time for a new chapter.

“I’m disappointed Craig has gone but we have to move on and have a good finish to this season.”

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