Category: Rugby League

Remember those who love you the most

Arriving at Craven Park two hours early, the anticipation was surreal, the excitement palpable, and every fan was dreaming of the perfect afternoon. As kick off approached the pulsating ground grew in number and expectation. The feel of real occasion was obvious. These days, these big games don't happen that often. The magnitude was immeasurable, ...

Preview: Castleford vs Hull – Must win for the Black and Whites?

Hull FC will be seeking to extend their season with a point of any sort at Wheldon Road on Friday night to make the top four. Games between the two teams this season have been very exciting and close fought affairs. Hull have a 2-1 lead so far with two wins at the KCOM stadium ...

Radders: The making of a legend

From the moment he landed a right hook on Ryan Bailey, Radders was a cult hero at Hull FC. An uncompromising player who never took a backward step Lee had a tough start at Hull as a coach. The Radford out banners appeared very early but what fools they look now. Radders has a model ...

Who is Rovers’ Player of the Year?

Rovers have had a fantastic season in the Championship, and have won promotion back to the promised land of the Super League. Many of the squad have had a very good season, but who could be in the running for the Player of the Season award at the end of the season… Shaun Lunt Our ...

Hull Schools to take on Mackay

There will be some very special visitors to the City of Hull this month as Archbishop Sentamu Academy continue their partnership with Mackay High School in Australia. Students from Mackay High in Queensland will fly to England in late September to face two select Hull and East Riding Schools teams in a two match test ...

Rovers defeat to Catalans does little to dampen the party

"We are Super League" cried out on the terraces despite Rovers falling to their first defeat in the Middle 8’s after coming up just short against Catalans. Emotions were a complete contrast to last year’s final home league game with promotion already secured, but at the risk of being unpopular, we'll swiftly move on. The ...

Have Rovers got the spine for Super League?

Hull Kingston Rovers are back in Super League, but is the spine of our team good enough to get into the top eight? Every good team in any league build a squad around these important positions; full back, half backs, hooker and loose forward. The Robins have two good full backs in Kieran Moss who ...

Is the Championship getting closer to Super League?

There has been a lot of focus on the Kingstone Press Championship this past week, with Hull Kingston Rovers being promoted from the second tier to Super League, and the Toronto Wolfpack gaining promotion to the Championship from League One. After a highly successful Qualifers campaign for the sides in the "not quite good enough ...

Clive Sullivan: The Ultimate Professional

It was around 10 minutes into meeting Terry Devonshire and Mick Harrison that I realised I definitely had a great story on my hands. Most people in rugby league know the broad strokes of the story of Clive Sullivan-prolific try scorer for Hull clubs, World cup winning captain, and also remarkable longevity despite numerous injuries. People ...