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April 10th

Hull KR will be without prop Mose Masoe for up to six weeks after suffering a broken hand in last week's victory against Leeds.
On the pitch and the Robins host Leigh in the Challenge Cup tomorrow night.

April 9th

The Hull KR squad is out for Thursday’s  Challenge Cup tie against Leigh Centurions. 
Included in the squad for the first time this season is back-rower Owen Harrison, a former City of Hull Academy captain. Shaun Lunt, Mose Masoe and Will Oakes drop out of the side, whilst Harry Bardle is recalled.
 

April 5th

Hull KR Head Coach Tim Sheens says his team did well to hold off a Leeds Rhinos comeback last night. The Robins led 31-10 going into half-time, but two early tries from the visitors in the second half, could've led to another comeback defeat for KR. The 45-26 win lifts the Red and Whites up to 7th in the Super League table.

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Hull KR have climbed to 7th in the Super League table after a 45-26 win against Leeds Rhinos last night.
The Robins raced into a 31-10 lead at half-time, and held off an attempted comeback from the Rhinos in the second half.
Head Coach Tim Sheens was impressed with their start.

April 4th

Hull KR Head Coach Tim Sheens says that tonight's clash against Leeds Rhinos is one they must win.
Leeds are currently bottom of Super League, two points adrift of the Robins.
KR will be looking to reverse recent losses, and have welcomed back Danny McGuire and Robbie Mulhern to the squad.

April 3rd

Hull KR coach Tim Sheens says he's relieved to welcome back Danny McGuire and Robbie Mulhern to the squad for tomorrow night's home clash against Leeds Rhinos. 
The Red and Whites will be keen to turn around their recent losing streak and Sheens is delighted to have strength in players like Mulhern back.

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Rob Crossland has stepped down from the board of directors at Hull KR, and from his position as Vice chairman.
He's left with immediate effect, with full control now being transferred to Chairman Neil Hudgell.
Crossland says a combination of logistical and changing business commitments, means it's become difficult to carry on in the role.

April 2nd

Hull Kingston Rovers head coach Tim Sheens has named his 19-man squad for Thursday’s Betfred Super League clash against Leeds Rhinos. 
The Robins welcome back half-back Danny McGuire and prop Robbie Mulhern to the fold.  
McGuire missed the previous two defeats to Huddersfield Giants and St Helens through a groin injury. 
Mulhern has not featured since the loss at Castleford Tigers due to a back issue. 
There are no fewer than six former Leeds players in Sheens’ ranks this week.

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Hull KR will host Leigh Centurions in the fifth round of the Challenge Cup.
Their opponents are currently fifth in Rugby League's second tier.
Head Coach Tim Sheens says he's looking forward to another classic.
London Broncos, Leeds Rhinos and Salford Red Devils, all join the Robins at this stage of the competition.

April 1st

Hull Kingston Rovers head coach Tim Sheens is urging his side not to go into their shells and to fight for offensive improvements against Leeds on Thursday. 
The Robins fell to a third successive defeat, despite a brave battle at league leaders St Helens.

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Hull KR were beaten 36-24 at Super League leaders St Helens on Friday.
The Saints are yet to drop a point so far this season.
Head Coach Tim Sheens says they failed to take their chances.

March 29th

The Robins take on Super League Leaders St Helens. Saints have seven wins from seven fixtures, and lead Warrington by two points.
Head Coach Tim Sheens says they'll give it everything.

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Hull KR face the tough prospect of a trip to Super League's top team St Helens tonight.
George Lawler says that it's a big test.
He says they need to work hard against the Saints to gain ground in the Super League table.

March 28th

Hull Kingston Rovers second-rower George Lawler believes the Robins can thrive off the underdogs tag, against St Helens on Friday night. 
He says the team needs to be determined after recent defeats, particularly against Huddersfield last week.

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Hull KR's George Lawler says they'll have to be at their best if they're going to get anything from tomorrow's trip to St Helens.
Saints top the Super League table, while the Robins are looking to bounce back from last week's heavy defeat at Huddersfield.
They could have to do it without the services of half-back Danny McGuire and prop Robbie Mulhern who are both currently injured.

March 27th

There are returns for a number of Hull KR stars, including Ben Crooks, Kane Linnett and Mitch Garbutt, for the clash against St Helens on Friday. They make the 19-man squad as the Robins face the trip to Merseyside. Centre  Crooks is set to make his first appearance since February following a back injury.

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Hull KR's George Lawler says the Red and Whites have to knuckle down and put aside the disappointment of last week's defeat to Huddersfield Giants. 
Injuries didn't help the Robins but Lawler knows that they will need to work hard when they face Super League table-toppers St Helens on Friday.

March 26th

Hull KR's Chris Atkins has been named in the England Knights Performance Squad. The 34-man squad will team up with the England Performance Squad, which was announced yesterday, in late April for the first meeting of 2019.

March 25th

One player from Hull KR has been named in the 30-man England Performance Squad. That's Robbie Mulhern from the Robins. The 30-man squad will meet next April before further meetings in the summer, ahead of selection for the Great Britain tour of New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.

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Hull KR's Weller Hauraki says despite the effect injuries are having on the squad, they need to improve quickly.
The Robins fell to a 42-8 loss on Friday night.

March 22nd

Hull KR hooker Shaun Lunt says he feels like a new player after his enforced lay-off due to serious illness. He's in the squad for tonight's match against Huddersfield Giants.

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Hull KR hooker Shaun Lunt says his team-mates should be wary of Huddersfield Giants tonight.
Head coach Tim Sheens named Lunt in his 19-man squad for the first time this season.
Although the opposition are bottom of the Super League table, Lunt says it'll still be tough.

March 20th

Hull KR head coach Tim Sheens has announced his 19-man squad to face Huddersfield Giants this Friday.
Hooker Shaun Lunt is included for the first time this season.
After recovering from a calf injury, Robbie Mulhern is brought back into the side.
He replaces Mitch Garbutt, who misses out this week after picking up a concussion against Catalan Dragons.
Kane Linnett is added to the club’s injury list and misses out on the action.

March 18th

It's now three defeats in four Super League game's for Hull KR.
They went down 18-16 at home to Catalans Dragons.
KR were leading 16-12 going into the final stages, before a late conversion from Sam Tomkins secured the victory for the visitors

March 15th

Hull KR's captain Joel Watkins is expected to return this Sunday after serving his disciplinary charge.
Robbie Mulhern is also back in the squad after injury. The Red and Whites take on Catalan Dragons.

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Hull KR Head Coach Tim Sheens says his side are struggling with injuries.
James Greenwood will miss the rest of the campaign with an ACL injury, and Ryan Lannon is likely to be out for 10 weeks following ankle surgery. 
Sheens will name his squad for Sunday's home clash with Catalan Dragons later today. 

March 14th

Hull KR head coach Tim Sheens says he's relieved to have achieved some important wins. His side faces Catalan Dragons at Craven Park on Sunday and said they needed those Superleague victories.

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Hull KR have given injury updates on James Greenwood and Ryan Lannon.
Greenwood has ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament and is not expected to feature again in 2019.
Lannon's undergone surgery to reconstruct ankle ligaments and will be out for up to 10 weeks.

March 11th

Hull KR are up to sixth in the rugby league Super League table this morning.
They beat in-form Wakefield 10-6 thanks to a late Danny McGuire try.

March 8th

Mitch Garbutt returns to the Hull KR squad for Sunday's trip to Wakefield, after being ill last week.
Head coach Tim Sheens says it won't be until Saturday that he knows what kind of team he'll have available.
The Robins have lost their two matches and finished last weekend's defeat at Castleford with no fit players on the bench.

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It's hoped Hull KR's Shaun Lunt could be back in the squad for the game against Catalans next week.
Head coach Tim Sheens says they'll build up his work outside. 
Lunt's been out of action since September, due to an abscess on his spine.

March 7th

Hull KR could be without Ryan Lannon for up to 10 weeks after he suffered an ankle injury in last weekend's defeat at Castleford.
Head coach Tim Sheens revealed the news ahead of the Robins trip to Wakefield on Sunday.
The Red and Whites are looking to break a run of two games without a win.

March 6th

Hull KR's Joel Tomkins has been issued with a two-match ban, after he pleaded guilty to questioning the integrity of a match official.
He was also fined 500 pounds for the incident during KR's defeat to Salford Red Devils last month.
Tomkins has already served one match of the suspension, and will miss this weekend's trip to Wakefield Trinity.

March 5th

Hull KR Head Coach Tim Sheens says they may have to pick a number of younger players for this Sunday's Wakefield Trinity game.
A string of injuries and suspensions has left the Robins short in certain areas.
Sheens says they could be struggling for numbers in the forwards.

March 4th

Hull KR were on the wrong side of 32-16 scoreline on Friday, when they traveled to table-toppers Castleford Tigers.
The result leaves the Robins 8th in Super League.

March 1st 

In a few hours time, Hull KR will be in action against Castleford Tigers. 
The Tigers are top of Super League, with three wins from three. 
Robins Head Coach Tim Sheens says they'll have to stop their offloads.

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Hull KR travel to Super League leaders Castleford Tigers tonight.
The West Yorkshire side thrashed London Broncos 40-6 last weekend.
Robins Head Coach Tim Sheens says they'll have to up their game.

February 28th

Hull KR Head Coach Tim Sheens says they'll have to be wary of Castleford Tigers' Paul McShane.  McShane has one try and 11 conversions so far this season. The Robins travel to West Yorkshire on Friday night, looking for their third win of the season.

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Hull KR's Robbie Mulhern says league leaders Castleford Tigers will provide a tough test tomorrow.
The Robins have won two, and lost two, in Super League this season. 
Both Will Oakes and James Greenwood are in the squad for the game.

February 27th

In the rugby league and Will Oakes is hoping to make his first professional appearance of 2019 for Hull KR for Friday's trip to Castleford. He's been named in Tim Sheens' 19-man squad along with James Greenwood - who missed last weekend's game following concussion protocol. Sheens says they'll be a stern test.

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Hull KR's Robbie Mulhern says they'll be looking to put the Salford result behind them.
The Red Devils came back from 22-8 behind, to pinch a win in the last ten minutes.
On Friday, the Robins travel to top of the table Castleford Tigers.

February 26th

A tribunal to decide on the punishment for Hull KR captain Joel Tomkins has been deferred to next week.

He received a disciplinary charge for questioning the integrity of a match official against Salford. Tomkins will serve a one-match ban this weekend, pending the outcome of the hearing.

February 25th

Meanwhile, Hull KR's Joel Tomkins has been charged with questioning the integrity of a match official after the club's defeat to Salford. It will be down to a tribunal to decide on the punishment.   

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Hull KR let a 22-8 half time lead slip to lose 24-22 at home against Salford.
Player Will Dagger admits the players had a shocker in the second half.

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.

 

 

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