Hull KR chairman has “no problem” with Warrington and St Helens

Drew Darbyshire

Hull KR chairman Neill Hudgell insists he has “no problem” with Warrington recalling two loan players along with St Helens’ decision to rest key players at London.

On Friday morning, Warrington recalled young forwards Harvey Livett and Luis Johnson from their loan at the Robins – just hours before their Super League match against Huddersfield.

And St Helens coach Justin Holbrook rested most of his starting 17 in their loss against Hull KR’s relegation rivals London in the capital.

Hudgell commented: “Wolves taking their two players back, no problem for me.

“It’s their choice. They need prioritise their own needs, not ours. Would we do the same in their situation? Yes, I’m sure we would.

“Equally, if we were in Saints position, I expect we would do the same. They’ve earned the right to manage their squad ahead of the big games ahead for them.

“My focus is on us, and making sure we are in Super League in 2020.

“I would expect us to replace those missing loan players before the deadline in early August.”

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