Rugby League: Success on a plate for Rovers

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Success on a plate for Rovers

Hull Kingston Rovers recaptured some of their lost Wembley glory with an overwhelming 60-14 defeat of Hunslet in the first final of the Silk Cut Plate, writes Dave Hadfield. Rovers, three times finalists in the Cup proper during the 1980s, proved far too powerful and fluent for the South Leeds club, with Stanley Gene becoming the second man, after Bradford's Robbie Paul last year, to score a hat-trick in a Wembley final.