Matchday LIVE! Hull KR vs. Castleford Tigers

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Matchday LIVE! Hull KR vs. Castleford Tigers

Join us here from 7:45 pm for live updates of Hull KR vs. Castleford Tigers at Hull College Craven Park!

0′ Dagger gets us underway as a trio of KR defenders meet Dan Smith!

2′ Evalds lets an awkward ball bounce as the Robins pin Castleford in their 20!

3′ Penalty! A high-shot on Dagger after taking in the kick gets KR to halfway!

5′ Tigers’ defenders swarm SKD on the last. Castleford start right near their own line. Still 0-0.

7′ TRYYYYYYY! Mikey Lewis drives down the left side on the back of Kane Linnett’s break to score! Abdull adds the two! (1/1) Hull KR 6 – 0 Castleford Tigers

9′ It’s a KR penalty from the restart!

12′ Try for Castleford. Holmes breaks the tackle and tees up Evalds to race into open space and go over. Richardson adds the two. (1/1) Hull KR 6 – 6 Castleford Tigers

17′ Penalty! The Robins get a penalty for offside after Olpherts shoots the line!

18′ CLOSE! Ben Crooks with the acrobatic effort in the corner but he’s in touch.

20′ Try for Castleford. Olpherts dives over in the corner as the Robins are caught short on their left edge. Richardson converts. (2/2) Hull KR 6 – 12 Castleford Tigers

24′ Knock on! Great read from Crooksie as he lines Shenton up and the experienced centre drops the ball!

25′ Double Interchange – King and Maher come off for Vete and Johnson

27′ Interchange – Jez Litten comes on for Matty Storton as the Robins’ are given a penalty!

28′ Knock on! Litten’s hanging kick is spilled by the Tigers close to the line!

29′ TRYYYYY! Mikey Lewis powers over for his second down the Tigers’ left wing! Abdull converts! (2/2) Hull KR 12 – 12 Castleford Tigers

32′ Penalty. The Robins concede the offside.

38′ Drop goal. Richardson puts the one-pointer over with half-time approaching. Hull KR 12 – 13 Castleford Tigers

HALF TIME: The Tigers just edging the half. Keep working, Robins!

41′ Luis Johnson takes in the first drive from the restart!

43′ Try for Castleford. Evald takes in Shenton’s offload to score near the posts. A seven-point gap early in the half. Richardson converts. (3/3) Hull KR 12 – 19 Castleford Tigers

45′ Double Interchange – Storton and Keinhorst come on in place of Takairangi and Hall.

47′ Linnett stabs a grubber through and the Robins’ bury Evalds near his own line. Close.

50′ The Robins drop the ball near Castleford’s line after back to back sets on their line. Composure needed.

51′ Drop-out. Minikin is caught in goal trying to field Richardson’s kick. The centre meets Matagi on the Tigers’ first drive.

54′ Clutch! Dagger hunts down Evalds as he breaks through the Robins’ line!

55′ TRYYYYY! SKD knocks the ball back from Abdull’s kick and Parcell dives over!! Great off the cuff rugby from the Robins! Abdull converts! (3/3) Hull KR 18 – 19 Castleford Tigers

60′ TRYYYYY! Linnett crashes over for the Robins on the back of Abdull’s 40/20!! Abdull converts!! (4/4) Hull KR 24 – 19 Castleford Tigers

62′ Great leg drive from Keinhorst taking the awkward kick in!\

64′ Interchange – Takairangi comes on for the injured Minikin after a stoppage in play.

66′ Forward! Great KR defence forces the forward pass from Shenton!

69′ Linnett diffuses Olphert’s awkward grubber!

70′ Interchange – Will Maher comes on for George King.

71′ Real grit from the Robins keeping Castleford out after back to back sets!

75′ Minikin takes Clare’s kick in to end Castleford’s pressure on the Robins’ line! 5 minutes to go!

78′ Maher is stopped close to Castleford’s line! But the Robins have Castleford pinned on their line! Red Robin rings from the East Stand.

79′ PENALTY!!! The Tigers are all offside as Abdull lines up for the drop-goal! Abdul opts for the two, and with it, the win!

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