As it happened… Youthful Robins take Sheffield all the way

As it happened… Youthful Robins take Sheffield all the way

Hull KR went down 26-24 against Sheffield in our first pre-season friendly, as our youthful side put in a performance to be proud of!

Here's as it happened....

Here's the 25-man squad!

Our starting line up today!

KICK OFF: Louix Gorman gets the game underway kicking deep into the Sheffield half.

1' FORWARD PASS! Sheffield look to be on the break but the final pass drifts forward!

We now have the ball back on our 30! 5' GLDO. Sheffield force the drop out on the last tackle as Corey Hall pats it dead. 6' Try for Sheffield. A long ball out wide finds Ben Jones-Bishop who scores in the corner.

Cory Aston misses the conversion! (0/1)

Hull KR 0 - 4 Sheffield

12' Knock on. We almost make the break down the right edge but Harvey Moore can't take in Gorman's pass and the Eagles will have the scum in the Robins' half.

14' Try for Sheffield. After the Robins fail to find touch with a penalty, the Eagles take advantage as Joel Farrell crashes over.

Aston converts.

(1/2) Hull KR 0 - 10 Sheffield

17' KNOCK ON! The Sheffield man knocks on playing the ball after a big hit from Yusuf Aydin!

18' Penalty! Sheffield are caught offside and we can attack the Eagles' line.

But we knock on as we shift the ball left and Sheffield regain possession.

21' PENALTY! The Eagles are caught offside again and we can now make our way upfield!

25' Penalty to Sheffield. The Eagles man is tackled without the ball and they can now attack our line.

28' Interchange. George King and Matty Storton are replaced by Zach Fishwick and Leo Tennison.

30' Interchange. Ryan Moses joins the field replacing Harvey Moore.

31' KNOCK ON! Sheffield spill the ball and we have the scrum just inside our own half.

35' TRYYYYYY! Lennie Ellis steps the Sheffield defence and finds Louix Gorman in support to score the try!

Louix converts his own try! (1/1)

Hull KR 6 - 10 Sheffield

38' TRYYYYYY! After a monster break from Leo Tennison, who is brought down close to the Sheffield line, the Robins crash over with AJ Wallace!

Louix Gorman converts! (2/2)

Hull KR 12 - 10 Sheffield

Half time: We lead 12-10!

The boys are back out for the second half!

40' Louix Gorman catches the kick off and brings the ball back for the Robins!

A penalty then follows after an error from the Eagles! We can attacked the Sheffield line early on!

43' TRYYYYYY! Lennie Ellis finds the line and we get an early try in the second half!

Louix Gorman adds the extras! (3/3)

Hull KR 18 - 10 Sheffield

48' PENALTY! We get the penalty and are now attacking in the Sheffield 20!

51' Try for Sheffield. A kick in goal isn't dealt with and the Eagles score through Ben Jones-Bishop.

Aston misses the extras!. (1/3)

Hull KR 18 - 14 Sheffield

52' Interchange. George King, Matty Storton, Harvey Horne, Harvey Moore and Jack Handley are now on for the Robins replacing Yusuf Aydin, Leo Tennison, Zach Fishwick, Neil Tchamambe and Ryan Moses.

55' Interchange. AJ Wallace is replaced by George Lauer.

57' Penalty to the Eagles. We're caught offside and Sheffield can now escape their goal line.

59' Try for Sheffield. Ben Jones-Bishop scores for the Eagles.

Aston can't add the two! (1/4)

Hull KR 18 - 18 Sheffield

60' Interchange. Barney Fishwick is now on for the Robins replacing Connor Barley.

63' Interchange. Jack Handley is replaced by Yusuf Aydin.

64' Try for Sheffield. Cory Aston finds the gap on the last and scores for the visitors.

Aston can't convert his try. (1/5)

Hull KR 18 - 22 Sheffield

66' Interchange. PLT is replaced by Freddie Watts.

68' Interchange. Jacob Parkinson and AJ Wallace replace Reiss Butterworth and George Lauer.

70' Try for the Eagles. Ryan Johnson scores in the corner for Sheffield.

Izaac Farrell can't convert (0/1)

Hull KR 18 - 26 Sheffield

72' Interchange. More changes as Oli Forsyth and Tom Smith replace Harvey Horne and George King.

75' TRYYYYY! Louix Gorman finds the gap and races 60 metres to score!

He then converts his try! (4/4)

76' Interchange. Connor Barley comes on to replace Harvey Moore.

79' PENALTY! Connor Barley is taken high and we have one more chance on the Eagles' line!

Full time: Sheffield take the win 26-24.

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