Super League club rule out immediate signing of NRL star

Hull KR need players with injuries mounting up at the moment.

The Robins already have some signings secured for 2024 in the shape of former Wigan Warriors man Oliver Gildart and former Warrington Wolves man Peta Hiku.

There has been a suggestion that they could be brought in immediately. On this Willie Peters said:

“To be honest, yeah, we’re not looking down that track at this stage.

“Unless they reached out to us to go, yeah, I want to come now, we’d certainly look at that, of course.

“Peta Hiku is playing at the moment and Oliver Gildart is playing really well in the Queensland Cup and he’s pushing. He still has aspirations. He wants to finish off what he started there.

“Although he hasn’t played the amount of games he would have liked, he’s still playing at a decent level. But he’s still got to set high goals for himself around how many games he wants to play, which I admire.

“He’s there to finish a job and wants to finish that. So, at this stage, no. I mean, who knows what could happen down the track.”

Peters also confirmed that a move for Hiku would be impossible given the quota spots:

“Also the problem at the moment would be quota spot because Peta is a quota player. So Oliver is probably the one that we could go to.

“But as I say, at this stage, he’s still got some aspirations there to play NRL. So, that’s what he’s striving to do, but if he came to us and said, look, I’m ready to get on the plane, I’m not going to say no to that either.”