Category: Rugby League

Scruton the shining light

He's been there, seen it, done it and got the Grand Final winners ring. Nick Scruton has racked up  over 300 senior appearances in a fifteen year career in the engine room, but I will admit i was sceptical when he came to Rovers last season, stepping down a division at 32 (33 on Christmas ...

We did it – Rovers are back!

As the clock counted down those final few seconds of the match against Widnes and the reality of a successful promotion campaign hit home, I spent a few seconds reflecting on the last couple of years and the events that had led up to this moment. Wembley 2015 was the start of something for Rovers I ...

Black, White and Red all over, FanaticHull Rugby League Round-up

The season came to an end for Hull FC this weekend but the amateur season continues in earnest. It’s time for the latest FanaticHull Rugby League round-up. Hull FC For the second season in a row Hull missed out on a place in the Grand Final after a narrow Super League Semi-Final defeat. The Black ...

Report: FC double dream ended at Headingley.

Hull FC's dreams of a Grand Final and Challenge Cup double ended tonight at Headingley as they were beaten 18-16 by a determined Leeds Rhinos side. Looking to end a 10 year hoodoo at Headingley and get to their first Grand Final since 2006, Lee Radford's men couldn't find the killer punch to put Leeds ...

Preview: Leeds vs Hull FC – It’s Super League semi-final time

Play off Rugby – do or die This Friday sees Hull FC take on Leeds for the third time this season at Headingly. It’s been ten long seasons since we last won on their turf, back to 2007, and this is something we need to address. It could be the swansong for Mahe Fonua and ...

Black, White and Red all over, FanaticHull Rugby League Round-up

As usual it’s been another busy weekend of Rugby League across Hull especially in the Black and White half of the city. It’s time for the FanaticHull Rugby League Roundup. Hull FC Hull FC secured their place in the playoff semi-finals with an impressive 16-48 win at Castleford. The Tigers rested several of their first ...

Report: Warrington Wolves 42-24 Hull KR.

Probably still hungover from the promotion celebrations, the Robins were well beaten by a relatively strong Warrington side, which included big names such as Daryl Clark, Chris Hill and Stefan Ratchford.  Rovers rang in the changes, with the Championship Player of the Year Shaun Lunt getting a well deserved rest. It was a chance for ...

Hull FC secure playoff berth with comfortable win at Cas

Hull FC travelled to Wheldon Road last night knowing they needed to defeat the League Leaders Shield winners Castleford to secure a spot in the Playoff semi-finals. Daryl Powell chose to rest several of his key players ahead of Castleford’s home semi final next week which was certainly a boost for Hull but they still ...

Preview: Warrington vs Rovers – We are going up

The final game of 2017 is upon us. The trip to Warrington is one we can enjoy after the hard work of the Qualifiers campaign. Hull KR have set the bench mark for what a club needs to do after suffering the disappointment of 2016 and its one which either Leigh, Widnes or Catalans will ...