June 27, 2022
Tony Smith prepares Hull KR for Saturday's Challenge Cup semi-finals against the Huddersfield Giants.

Tony Smith prepares Hull KR for Saturday’s Problem Cup semi-finals in opposition to the Huddersfield Giants.

Outgoing Hull KR trainer Tony Smith says he may attempt to transfer to rugby union if he does not get some other rugby league position subsequent season.

The 55-year-old, who prepares Rovers for the Problem Cup semi-final in opposition to the Huddersfield Giants on Saturday, might be leaving Craven Park on the finish of the present marketing campaign.

“It could be a choice [to stay in Super League] However there are not many alternatives bobbing up,” mentioned Smith, who up to now controlled Huddersfield, Leeds Rhinos, Warrington Wolves, UK and England.

“If now not, I can have to appear forward, be it France, the championship or every other game. I will have to go searching to look if there is a chance in rugby.”

“I can go away my choices open. I nonetheless need to teach. I were given my mojo again so I want to see what occurs. Not anything is foreseen at the horizon, and if there may be pastime, I can be satisfied to name.

“In the meantime, I’ve one thing to concentrate on.”

Smith led Hull KR 80 mins ahead of their first Grand Ultimate remaining October and they’re now one win clear of their first Problem Cup last in seven years.

Hull KR misplaced to Leeds 50–0 within the 2015 Problem Cup Ultimate, their first look in that sport since they misplaced 15–14 to Castleford in 1996.

Rovers’ best luck within the Problem Cup last got here in 1980 once they defeated opponents Hull 10–5.

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