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February 22nd

Hull KR will hope to continue their good start to the campaign against Salford Red Devils tomorrow.
The Robins have two wins from three, the most recent coming last weekend against London Broncos.
Head Coach Tim Sheens says they'll need to finish their sets off better this week.

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Hull KR's head coach Tim Sheens has warned the side to expect a reaction from Saturday's visitors Salford.
The Red Devils suffered a 46-14 defeat at home against Leeds Rhinos last weekend.
Both teams have started the Super League season with two wins and a defeat.

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Five City of Hull Academy players have been named in a 68-player England Youth National Performance Squad.
Alex Dickens, Bailer Dawson, Jacob Hookem, Joel Speed and Leon Stewart have all made the list.
The team will play several International Test matches later this year.

February 21st

Hull KR's Craig Hall believes the side still have lessons to learn despite claiming their second win in three games against the London Broncos.
The Robins are on home soil for the second weekend running, hosting Salford on Saturday.
Head coach Tim Sheens says it's important they're more consistent throughout games.
Sheens has picked his 19-man squad for the game.
Danny Addy and Joel Tomkins are named, after missing the recent victory over London Broncos through injury.
Following Ben Crooks' injury, Ryan Shaw returns to the side.
James Greenwood is ruled out after suffering a concussion last time out.

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Hull KR Head Coach Tim Sheens says his side are still a work in progress.
The Robins take on Salford, who have an identical record so far this season.
Both sides have started the season with two wins from three games.

February 20th

Hull KR Head Coach says Ben Crooks will be missed while he recovers from a back injury.
He suffered a broken vertebra during KR's game against London Broncos and will be out for six weeks.
Sheens says Crooks has done well so far this season.

February 19th

Hull KR's Ben Crooks will be out for six weeks, after suffering a back injury against London Broncos at the weekend.
After breaking the defensive line, he was brought down in a last ditch tackle, suffering a broken vertebra in the process.

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Hull KR's head coach Tim Sheens says they could be without several key players for Saturday's visit of Salford, including James Greenwood and Ben Crooks.
They both were injured in the Robins 22-12 victory over London at the weekend.

February 18th

Hull KR's head coach Tim Sheens has praised the performance of Mitch Garbutt, in the Robins victory over London yesterday.
The Red and Whites made it two wins from three with a 22-12 victory against London.
The Robins turned around a two point deficit at half time.

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Hull KR made it two wins from three in Super League and kept their record at home in tact with victory over London Broncos at the weekend.
The Robins had to come from behind to eventually win 22-12.
Head coach Tim Sheens admits it was a sloppy first half.

February 15th

Hull KR's head coach Tim Sheens is keen to make Craven Park a tough place to visit this season. The Robins won their opening home game against Hull FC, before losing on the road to Warrington. This Sunday the Robins host Super League new boys, London Broncos.

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Hull KR forward Robbie Mulhern has praised the character of the squad, ahead of this Sunday's match against Super League newcomers London.
He's says last weekend's loss to Warrington, has furthered the sides will to win.
Head coach Tim Sheens says both sides have points to prove.

February 14th

Hull KR head coach Tim Sheens hopes two players who suffered head injuries in last weekend's defeat in Warrington will be back in the squad on Sunday.
The Robins host Super League newcomers London Broncos this weekend - with both teams having won one and lost one so far.

February 11th

Hull KR were beaten 28-14 away at Warrington Wolves at the weekend.
The game saw captain Joel Tomkins go off injured, with a concussion.
At the end of round two, the Robins sit in 7th place.

February 8th

Hull KR face a tough trip to Warrington Wolves tomorrow. It follows a last-gasp win against city rivals Hull FC last week. Halfback Josh Drinkwater says it's back to business against Warrington.

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Hull KR's Josh Drinkwater says they have to build on the result against Hull FC:
The Robins face a tough trip to Warrington tomorrow, on the back of a dramatic derby win in Round One.
New signing Ryan Lannon is in the squad, and could make his debut.

February 7th

Hull Kingston Rovers have announced the 19-man squad ready to face Warrington Wolves this Saturday. 
Following last week’s victory over old rivals, Hull FC, Tim Sheens will field a similar side to face the Wolves this weekend. 
New signing, Ryan Lannon hopes to make his debut for the club, after signing during the off-season, but missing out on last Friday’s game.

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Hull KR Head Coach Tim Sheens says his side will have to step up, in order to get a result at Warrington Wolves.
The Robins travel to Warrington on Saturday, on the back of a 18-16 derby win against Hull FC.
Sheens says his team have room to improve.

February 6th

Hull KR's Head Coach Tim Sheens says it's back to business, after a dramatic derby win last week. KR face Warrington Wolves on Saturday, hoping to build on the 18-16 win over city rivals Hull FC. Sheens has no fresh injury concerns for the game.

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Hull KR boss Tim Sheens is hoping Craven Park will be a fortress for them this season.
The Robins kicked off their Super League campaign with a win at home against Hull FC.
This weekend they face a tough trip to Warrington Wolves.

February 4th

Hull KR boss Tim Sheens was happy with the team's performance in the dramatic win against Hull FC, but says they've got a long way to improve.
The Robins won in the final few seconds 18-16 with Jimmy Keinhorst squeezing over in the corner.
His league debut for the Robins was praised by Sheens.

February 1st

In just a few hours, Hull's Super League teams will go head to head in the season opener:
Hull KR have a new captain heading into the new campaign, as Joel Tomkins takes the armband. 
He says he won't have to do much to motivate the team.

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Tonight's the night that Hull's Super League clubs will go head to head in the season opener:
One of Hull KR's new recruits, Kane Linnett, will make his Super League, and derby debut.
He says he's looking forward to the experience.

January 31st 

The countdown is on as Hull's Super League sides kick off their league campaign tomorrow night with a local derby.
Hull KR are hoping to give five new players, including Weller Hauraki and Jimmy Keinhorst, their league debuts.
Head coach Tim Sheens says the new new recruits are looking forward to the game.

January 30th

Hull KR have revealed their 19-man squad for the visit of Hull FC in Friday's Super League opener.
Danny Addy is set to make his first Super League appearance for the Robins, after suffering an injury against the Black and Whites last year in pre-season.
Five new players, including Weller Hauraki and Jimmy Keinhorst, are also named in the squad.

January 29th

Hull KR Head Coach Tim Sheens is predicting that newly appointed captain Joel Tomkins will reach new heights this season.
Tomkins took over from Shaun Lunt this month, and Sheens says the 31-year-old will have a huge influence on results.
KR's season gets underway on Friday, when they welcome Hull FC to Craven Park.

January 25th

Hull Kingston Rovers has released prop Josh Johnson from the club. 
In search of further game time, Johnson has left by mutual consent.
Joining the club from Huddersfield Giants ahead of the 2017 season, Johnson became a part of the team which helped seal promotion back to the Betfred Super League.
But he's been on loan for much of the last year.

January 24th

Hull KR's head coach Tim Sheens says the side should be ready for several rule changes when the season kicks off a week tomorrow. Among the changes include shot clocks to reduce the length of stoppages in matches, Golden Point extra time and the number of interchanges reduced from 10 to 8.

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Hull KR head coach Tim Sheens has praised fans for their support ahead of the new season.
It's as it's been revealed membership numbers have reached a seven-year high with almost 6,000 signing up.
The Red and Whites kick off the season against Hull FC a week tomorrow.

January 22nd

Hull KR coach Tim Sheens says pre-season has been valuable in highlighting the different areas the side need to work on going into the 2019 season.
The Robins have beaten Widnes and Toronto in friendlies with Sheens saying more work is needed around the edges.

January 21st

Hull KR made it two wins from two in their final pre-season friendly with a 24-14 win against Toronto - a match which also celebrated Shaun Lunt's testimonial.
Head coach Tim Sheens says he was happy with the standard of Saturday's game.

January 18th

Hull KR Head Coach Tim Sheens says he expects Toronto to play a strong side this Saturday. It's the Robins' final pre-season game, before the Superleague curtain-raiser against Hull FC. The fixture is the first one back at the KCOM Craven Park since it reopened.

January 17th

Hull Kingston Rovers will be without Will Oakes this Saturday for their final pre-season game when they face Toronto Wolfpack.
Oakes suffered concussion last week. A similar squad to the one which faced Widnes will play the Wolfpack at Craven Park. The ground reopened yesterday after floodlight problems. 

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Hull KR's KCOM Craven Park is set to reopen today.
The stadium has been closed since November, when a floodlight pylon collapsed.
The club say the game against Toronto Wolfpack on Saturday will go ahead at the stadium.

January 16th

Hull KR's Joel Tomkins says it's a massive privilege to be named the Robins captain for the upcoming season.
He says the big thing is that the team voted for him, but he says it's not just down to him and that they have a big group of leaders at the club.
The Red and Whites continue their pre-season warm ups with a friendly against Toronto this weekend.

January 14th

Hull KR opened up their pre-season campaign with a 30-16 win over Widnes.
The Robins kept the visitors scoreless in the second half.

January 11th

Danny Addy could be involved in Hull KR's first pre-season friendly against Widnes this weekend.
He missed the 2018 Super League campaign with a complex knee injury.

January 10th

Former Hull KR player Thomas Minns has been suspended from all sport for 16 months.
It's after he tested positive for cocaine in March last year after the Robins played Huddersfield Giants.
He'll be able to play rugby league again from July 15th, this year.

January 9th

Former Hull KR player Thomas Minns has been banned for 16-months, after testing positive for cocaine.
He tested positive in March of last year, after Rovers' match against Huddersfield Giants.
The 24-year-old is without a club, and will be able to return to action on July 14th.

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Former Hull KR forward James Donaldson has joined Leeds Rhinos on a one-year deal after impressing during a trial period at the club.
The forward spent four seasons with the Robins before leaving at the end of last season.
The Red and Whites kick off their pre-season friendlies this weekend, taking on Widnes in Featherstone.

January 7th

Hull KR have revealed their first pre-season friendly against Widnes on Sunday has been moved from Craven Park to Featherstone following the collapse of a floodlight.

December 28th

Hull KR have signed Australian play-maker Josh Drinkwater on a one-year deal.
The former Catalans player says he feels like the club is building towards taking the next big step, and he can't wait to be part of it.
The Robins open up their Super League account next year against city rivals Hull FC.

December 21st

Hull KR head coach Tim Sheens says there's still pressure this season, despite the removal of the Super 8 Qualifiers.
From next season, Super League returns to a one-up, one-down system.
The Robins get their pre-season fixtures underway against Widnes Vikings on January 13th.

December 20th

Hull KR's Craven Park is set to remain closed, until at least January 4th. 
Further work is being carried out on the remaining floodlights, after one toppled over last month.

December 19th

Hull KR's head coach Tim Sheens says he's pleased with how the squad is shaping up for the upcoming season.
Among the new faces in the squad include Jimmy Keinhorst and Weller Hauraki.
The Robins kick off their season with the visit of city rivals Hull FC in February.

December 18th

Hull KR's coach says pre-season training is going well for the squad, despite safety issues at Craven Park. The stadium continues to be closed to allow for work on the floodlights. The players have had to switch venues as a result. Tim Sheens says it's working out well for them.

December 11th

Hull KR's Shaun Lunt has returned to light training after suffering an abscess in his spine which has ruled him out since last season. It left the red and whites skipper in hospital for several weeks. He says he's taking baby steps to see how his body reacts.

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Hull KR have announced that Craven Park is set to remain closed, until at least the end of the week.
Last month, a floodlight pylon toppled over inside the ground.
Work on the remaining floodlights is due to take place this week.

December 7th

Hull KR's Craven Park stadium is closed until further notice.
It's after a floodlight pylon fell down last week.
The club says the decision's been made for safety reasons with adverse weather forecast.

December 5th

The North Stand at Hull KR's Craven Park stadium remains closed after a flood light pylon fell down last week.
The club say the West Stand is partially open. No-one was injured.

December 4th

In rugby league, City of Hull Academy player Cameron Scott has been called up for the England Academy squad to face Australian Schoolboys.
England will play a two-match series at the Leigh Sports Village this Saturday.
Hull FC’s Jack Brown and Hull KR’s Elliot Wallis were out of contention because of injuries.

November 26th

Hull KR's Joel Tomkins says the squad can begin to gel after a busy summer on the transfer front.
The Robins have been very active over the summer, with the more recent arrivals being Kane Linnett and Mitch Garbutt.
Tomkins says the squad is aiming for silverware, after his three-year contract extension was announced this weekend.

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Hull KR's Joel Tomkins says he jumped at the chance to sign a three-year extension with the club.
Tomkins joined on a short-term deal from Wigan Warriors in June, but will now be with the club until 2021.
The 31-year-old says he wants to win a trophy with the club in the coming years.

November 21st

Hull KR will play 2 friendlies at Craven Park ahead of the 2019 Super League season.
The Robins host Widnes and Toronto in January, with the latter being captain's Shaun Lunt testimonial.

November 15th

Hull KR have confirmed the signing of former NRL Grand Final winner Kane Linnett.
Linnett, who signs a three-year-deal, won the Aussie Grand Final for North Queensland Cowboys in 2015.
The 29-year-old says he'll use his experiences to help the younger players, and wants to win the Super League title with the Robins.

November 14th

Hull KR have confirmed the signing of Mitch Garbutt, who joins from Leeds Rhinos on a three-year-deal.
The 29-year-old Prop is KR's fourth signing of the off-season.
Garbutt says he'll fit in well, and that he's looking forward to the derby against Hull FC.

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Hull KR's Magic weekend opponents have been revealed.
They'll face Salford Red Devils on the Sunday May 26th. 
The weekend heads to a new ground for the first time since 2015, with Anfield in Liverpool set to host the games.

November 6th

Hull KR and Hull FC will meet in their opening Super League clash next year.
The Robins will play host on Friday the 1st of February, with the game on TV.
It's one of three local derbies, with the fixtures and venue for the Magic Weekend still to be confirmed.

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Hull KR and Hull FC are due to find out their fixtures for next season later on today.
The teams will be joined by London Broncos - who were promoted this year after beating Toronto in the Million Pound Game.

October 31st

Hull KR's Chris Atkin and Robbie Mulhern have been named in the England Knights squad to face Papua New Guinea on Saturday.
Paul Anderson has made six changes to the team who won the first match last weekend.

October 23rd

Hull KR's Chris Atkin and Robbie Mulhern have been named in the starting line-up for England Knight's first test against Papua New Guinea.
The Knights fly out on Thursday, before the first match on Saturday.

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Jamie Peacock has left Hull KR as head of rugby after three years at Craven Park.
He says he's had a fantastic time at the Robins in which he's learnt a lot about himself, Hull and the club.
Peacock says he'll remain involved by working in leadership development programmes with the likes of Sewell's and delivering health and wellbeing programmes for NHS Hull CCG.

October 18th

England ran out 44-6 winners against France last night.
Hull KR's Robbie Mulhern made his international debut in Leigh.

October 17th

England will give debuts to eight players in their rugby league friendly with France tonight.
Hull KR's Robbie Mulhern is set to make his debut, he's on the bench for tonights game.
The match in Leigh is a warm up, for their three tests against New Zealand later this month, the first of which will be played at the KCOM Stadium on October 27th.

October 15th

Hull KR's Robbie Mulhern has been called up into the England squad.
He's in the first team squad to face France this week, before he rejoin the England Knights, before their 3-week tour.

October 11th

Hull KR have revealed Craig Hall and Nick Scruton will be extended their stays at the Robins next season.
However Chris Clarkson, Ben Kavanagh, Danny Tickle, James Donaldson, Matty Marsh and Liam Salter are all departing the club.
The Red and Whites secured their status in rugby league's top flight with a 30-0 win against Widnes nearly a fortnight ago.

October 5th

It was a night to remember for Hull KR's Adam Quinlan at their end of season awards ceremony.
The 25-year-old picked up Player of the Year, Players' Player of the Year, and two other awards.
Robbie Mulhern was named Young Player of the Year.
KR secured their Super League status for next season by beating Widnes 30-0 at the weekend.

October 3rd

Two KR have been named in the England Knights squad to face Papua New Guinea.
Chris Atkin and Robbie Mulhern leave in just over a fortnight to their Brisbane Broncos training base.

October 1st

Hull KR's head coach has praised the talent and resilience of the club after they secured their Super League status at the weekend.
The Robins needed to beat Widnes by 14 points to be guaranteed top flight rugby in 2019 - they won 30-0.
Tim Sheens says this was done despite losing several key players.

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Hull KR Head Coach Tim Sheens says he's already planning for next season, after the Robins secured their Super League status yesterday.
KR won 30-0 against Widnes Vikings, which ensured a top 3 finish in the Qualifiers.
Sheens says he'll be interviewing out of contract players this week, with a handful of players expected to arrive.

 

 

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