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Rovers to face Hull FC in pre-season clash

Hull Kingston Rovers will take on rivals Hull FC at KCOM Stadium for the Clive Sullivan Trophy on Sunday, 14th January, kick-off 2pm.

The match will be the club’s second of three pre-season friendlies to prepare for a return to the Betfred Super League, with Tim Sheens’ men facing York City Knights in Ben Cockayne’s testimonial the previous week before a final match against London Broncos on Friday, 26th January.

Tickets for the “friendly” against Hull FC will go on sale from Monday, 18th December from the Rovers Retail store and online at

As usual, the two clubs will share a 50/50 split of gate receipts from the match, with Hull FC then set to make a contribution to Danny Houghton’s testimonial fund from their share.

The winners of the match will collect the Clive Sullivan Trophy named in honour of the former Hull and Rovers legend, with Hull KR picking up the trophy in 2017 following a 40-16 victory.

Photo: Rovers to face Hull FC in pre-season clash