Paul Cooke: Hull KR will test any side with superb attack
IT certainly doesn't get any easier for inconsistent Hull KR with a visit from in-form Warrington Wolves this weekend.
After an accomplished performance last weekend over the river at Hull FC, the Wolves will fancy their chances of winning again in East Yorkshire.
I expect Warrington to win, but I don't think it will be a walkover, with a margin something like 16 points at the end.
This is because I firmly believe the response from Hull KR will be positive, and the introduction of Travis Burns will help massively.
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No matter what Craig Sandercock does with his side this week, though, we can't expect it to be enough to beat a well-drilled, well-coached and well-oiled Wolves machine.
They battered FC into submission last weekend with a solid team performance.
Going into this game, as daft as it may seem to say, there are some positives to take from the Salford game, and the season so far.
Rovers have absolutely no problems scoring points, plenty of them in fact as the Super League's top scorers at this time.
The players as a group attack the identified areas well and score points at will.
Getting to 34-14 away from home in any Super League game is difficult to achieve.
The structures in attack are superb to watch, with skipper Michael Dobson pulling the strings.
Sandercock is doing a great job giving the players the necessary offensive tools to dismantle all teams they have come up against this season.
We all know the areas to improve. A penalty count of 2-9 against at Salford will again be a huge concern for the coach.
Unforced errors from individuals, and the same errors as previous weeks, must be addressed.
Last weekend at Hull, I thought the two Warrington hookers, Micky Higham and Michael Monaghan, were superb.
Attacking the areas identified at the perfect times, they are both very clever, very quick and strong with the ability to run, pass and kick. Controlling the ruck speed is key to KR stopping them picking holes in their very fragile defence.