Season Preview: Hull Kingston Rovers

Head coach: Craig Sandercock

Last season: 8th (Lost to St Helens in elimination play-off)

In:

Ben Cockayne (Wakefield)

Justin Poore (Wakefield)

Michael Weyman (St George)

Neville Costigan (Newcastle)

Kris Keating (Canterbury)

Jamie Langley (Bradford)

Kevin Larroyer (Catalan)

Out:

Alex Brown (Leigh)

Evarn Tuimavave (Released)

Cory Paterson (West Tigers)

Lincoln Withers (Released)

Richard Beaumont (St Helens)

Ryan O’Hara (Lezignan)

Michael Dobson (Newcastle)

Mickey Paea (Hull FC)

Squad:

1 Greg Eden FULL BACK

2 Ben Cockayne WINGER

3 Kris Welham CENTRE

4 Sean Gleeson CENTRE

5 David Hodgson WINGER

6 Travis Burns STAND OFF

7 Kris Keating SCRUM HALF

8 Justin Poore PROP FORWARD

9 Josh Hodgson HOOKER

10 Michael Weyman PROP FORWARD

11 Kevin Larroyer SECOND ROW

12 Neville Costigan SECOND ROW

13 Jamie Langley LOOSE FORWARD

14 Adam Walker PROP FORWARD

15 Graeme Horne SECOND ROW

16 Jason Netherton SECOND ROW

17 Jonathan Walker PROP FORWARD

18 Liam Salter CENTRE

19 Craig Hall WINGER

20 Jordan Cox BACK ROW

21 Keale Carlile HOOKER

22 Rhys Lovegrove LOOSE FORWARD

23 James Green PROP

24 Omari Caro WING

25 Aaron Ollett BACK ROW

26 Josh Guzdek FULL BACK

27 Sonny Esslemont BACK ROW

28 Matty Beharrell SCRUM HALF

29 Connor Robinson SCRUM HALF

30 Macauley Hallett CENTRE

31 Steven Holker LOOSE FORWARD

James’ prediction: 7th

View from the pitch:

Kris Keating – “You can’t gauge much from pre-season, so we can’t wait to get started. The play-offs is the aim and we will get there if we’re consistent.”