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Injury blow for Hull KR sees Danny Addy ruled out

PROMOTED HULL KR are reeling from the loss of a key player for the whole of the 2018 season, writes Peter Smith.

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Gareth Hock has signed for Featherstone Rovers

Featherstone swoop for ex-England star Hock as KR’s Hull derby win comes at a cost

FEATHERSTONE Rovers have completed the signing of former England international Gareth Hock.

Featherstone Rovers

Video: Lee Radford’s challenge is to keep Hull FC’s focus on Huddersfield Giants

HEAD coach Lee Radford admits he is trying to curb talk of Hull FC’s imminent trip to Australia in case it derails their start to the new season.

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Video: Former teacher Chris Atkin eager to learn under Danny McGuire’s wing at Hull KR

IN the not too distant past Chris Atkin was a PE teacher at Wade Deacon High School in Widnes and, just six months ago, he was playing for Swinton Lions at Rochdale Hornets.

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Video: ‘The game needs a revamp’ - Hull KR’s Danny McGuire calls for changes to British game

DANNY McGUIRE says British rugby league needs a “revamp” but, crucially, believes changes at the top could imminently see that now begin to happen.

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Tim Sheens.

Waiting is finally over for Sheens as Hull KR set for Super League

IT HAS taken 12 months longer than expected, but head coach Tim Sheens is finally getting around to starting life in Super League with Hull KR.

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Gary Hetherington

Leeds say no to playing more at Elland Road

LEEDS RHINOS’ temporary move to Elland Road is proving popular, but will not be repeated.

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Nick Pinkney, pictured during his days with Keighley Cougars, outpaces  Wakefield Trinitys Mike Ford (Picture: Gary Longbottom).

England v Australia: Players must seize their chance in World Cup final, says Nick Pinkney

IT is the biggest game in the careers of those honoured to be selected yet Nick Pinkney actually sometimes wishes he had never been picked for England in their last World Cup final appearance.

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Josh Hodgson.

Injury rules former Hull KR star Hodgson out of World Cup final

England hooker Josh Hodgson has been ruled out of Saturday’s World Cup final with a knee injury that will almost certainly force him to miss the start of the 2018 NRL season.

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Stanley Gene.

Weekend Interview: King Gene delights in Papua New Guinea success story

THERE was a time not long ago when Stanley Gene worried any semblance of professional rugby league in his beloved Papua New Guinea could die out completely.

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My Yorkshire: Johnny Whiteley MBE

My Yorkshire: Johnny Whiteley MBE

Rugby League hero Johnny Whiteley MBE, 87, played more than 400 times for Hull FC between 1950-65, was capped 15 times and as a player, and as a coach, won the Ashes in Australia.

Ready for action: Sam Burgess in training.

RL World Cup comment: Sam Burgess can emerge as an England legend

THE IRONIC hashtag #BlameBurgess trended on social media two years ago after England’s union team embarrassingly crashed out of their own World Cup, but for a while lame Burgess threatened to be the story of the current rugby league tournament.

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Welcome back: England players pick up Sam Burgess and have a laugh during a training run.
Picture: Brendon Ratnayake/

RL World Cup: Sam Burgess returns in huge lift for England

England are boosted by the return of talismanic forward Sam Burgess for their World Cup quarter-final against Papua New Guinea on Sunday.

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Danny Addy.

Scotland 14 Samoa 14: Depleted Scots earn World Cup draw

Steve McCormack expressed his pride after Scotland ended a wretched World Cup campaign on a high with a much-improved performance in a 14-14 draw with Samoa.

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Danny Ward.

Former Leeds and Castleford prop Danny Ward named new London Broncos coach

Former Leeds Rhinos and Castleford Tigers prop Danny Ward has been confirmed as the new coach of London Broncos.

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ON THE UP: Shaun Lunt and son Noah celebrate Hull KR's promotion to Super League. Picture: Simon Hulme

Super League 2018 Fixtures: Leeds Rhinos target crowd record as Lunt ticks another venue off list

HULL KR captain Shaun Lunt is relishing the opportunity to take his newly-promoted side to Elland Road and tackle defending Super League champions Leeds Rhinos at such an iconic venue.

BACK IN THE BIG TIME: Hull KR celebrate being promoted to the Super League. Picture: Simon Hulme

2018 Fixtures: Hull Kingston Rovers - Visit from Wakefield greets Robins’ return to Super League

Hull Kingston Rovers have found out their fixtures for their return to Super League in 2018.

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Leeds Rhinos convincingly beat Castleford Tigers in Super League's Grand Final at Old Trafford last month.  Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Fixtures 2018: Leeds Rhinos out to smash Super League record at Elland Road

WITH the 2018 fixture list now revealed, defending champions Leeds Rhinos have declared they aim to break the Super League attendance record when they take two regular games to Elland Road next season.

Alex Walmsley: Ready to make World Cup debut.

Rugby League World Cup: Alex Walmsley backed to impress Down Under

As he prepares to make his belated England debut, St Helens prop Alex Walmsley has been told he would “thrive” in the NRL.

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