Charlie Mullan: Hull KR may throw caution to the wind for victory over Wigan
MS3 Craven Park has not been a place for home celebrations too often this season.
All too often, the Hull KR fans have headed for the exits contemplating defeat – often by a close margin.
None hurt as much as seeing Hull celebrate their derby success in July, a loss which was part of a run which has stretched to five consecutive home losses.
Wakefield's celebrations last time out may have been a tad over the top considering they only moved to ninth in the table.
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But the last thing Rovers want to see on Sunday is Wigan celebrating having secured themselves the league leaders shield.
Most people expect Wigan to beat the hosts considering recent form. The Warriors have also won the last eight meetings with the Robins, including four in east Hull.
In reality, the end of the season can't come soon enough for a lot of Rovers fans, but it would still be nice to end the season on a high, and with a timely reminder that on their day, KR can match the best.
It's a difficult ask, but not impossible.
Rovers are going to have to play to their very best and hope that Wigan are under-par.
Rovers have to target Sam Tomkins and try to reduce his impact by hitting him hard – but fair – early on.
He had a field day against Rovers at the DW Stadium because he was given so much space and time to do so.
It's a shame Scott Murrell isn't playing, as he is just the kind of player to raise his game and nail someone like Tomkins on an occasion such as this.
Chairman Neil Hudgell wrote off his side's chances of making the play-offs after watching Wakefield inflict the latest wound to the injured Robins.
His words caused a bit of a stir, but he has at least taken a bit of pressure off the players for the final two games.
Perhaps we will see KR throw caution to the wind, to see what that brings. The final result can't be any worse than those served up in recent weeks.
Whatever the result, this will certainly be the last action in east Hull as another season of high optimism peters out with a strong stench of disappointment.
But despite this, there have been signs of positivity.
Rovers haven't been humiliated by many sides this season, in fact, on most occasions, they have been well in games until the later stages.
In the last five months, 14 points is the most Rovers have been beaten by – with Wigan and Hull doing the damage on those occasions.
Let's hope they get things right today, because if Rovers do click, they could be the ones celebrating after the final hooter.