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Hull K R

  • Gardner, Weyman, Cockayne, Lovegrove, Welham,
    Goals: Burns (4),
    Drop goals: Burns,
29 - 34

Widnes

  • Clarke, Allen, Brown (3), Owens,
    Goals: Tickle (5),
  • Super League
  • 4th May 2014
  • KO 15:00
  • Att: 7,007

Super League: Hull KR v Widnes Vikings match preview

By Sam Drury - Follow on Twitter   Last updated: 2nd May 2014  

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Hull KR welcome Widnes Vikings to the KC Lightstream Stadium on Sunday looking to bounce back from last weekend's 37-24 defeat to Catalan Dragons.

The defeat came on the back of a run of just one loss in five games as the Robins had looked recovered from a five-match winless streak to start the season.

Craig Sandercock's side now face a Widnes side buoyed by back-to-back wins against league leaders St Helens and at Salford in the Challenge Cup last Sunday.

The Vikings sit fifth in the table and are searching for some consistency having combined six wins with three heavy defeats so far this campaign.

A boost for the visitors comes in the form of Stef Marsh, the centre returning to the squad having been sidelined of late due to injury.

Danny Craven and Adam Lawton also come into Dennis Betts' 19-man squad with Grant Gore and Danny Galea the men to miss out.

The home side make five changes to their 19 with Justin Poore the most significant absentee after picking up a serious knee injury in the loss to Catalans.

However, full back Ben Cockayne, winger David Hodgson and forwards Jonny Walker and Jamie Langley are all in contention to play, along with recent signing Wayne Ulugia as Greg Eden, Keal Carlile, Omari Caro and Jason Netherton join Poore in dropping out.

Hull KR squad: Burns, Cockayne, Costigan, Cox, Gardner, Green, Hall, D Hodgson, J Hodgson, Horne, Keating, Langley, Larroyer, Lovegrove, Salter, Ulugia, J Walker, Welham, Weyman.

Widnes squad: Allen, Brown, Clough, Clarke, Craven, Dean, Flynn, Gerrard, Hanbury, Isa, Johnson, Kavanagh, Lawton, Leuluai, Marsh, Owens, Phelps, Tickle, White.

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Super League Table - August 31 2014
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1 St Helens 25 38
2 Castleford Tigers 25 34
3 Wigan Warriors 25 33
4 Warrington Wolves 25 33
5 Huddersfield Giants 25 33
6 Leeds Rhinos 25 32
7 Catalan Dragons 25 25
8 Widnes Vikings 25 25
9 Hull K R 25 21
10 Wakefield Wildcats 25 21
11 Hull FC 25 20
12 Salford Red Devils 25 19
13 Bradford Bulls * 25 8
14 London Broncos 25 2
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