Friday, November 28, 2014
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New Manly signing likely to get life ban from NRL

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The NRL could be set to effectively impose a life ban on new Manly Sea Eagles recruit Zane Tetevano, after he pleaded guilty to a number of offences in a Newcastle court on Friday. Tetevano – who had just signed a deal with the Sea Eagles after four seasons with Newcastle Knights – has pleaded guilty to eight charges in ... Read More »

Parliamentary RL group call for SPOTY boycott

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Members of the Parliamentary Rugby League Group have supported calls for a boycott of the Sports Personality of the Year award, after the omission of Sam Burgess from the ten stars nominated for the award. The boycott was raised by Leeds North West MP Greg Mulholland, Chairman of the UK Parliamentary Rugby League Group during a meeting of the Group ... Read More »

Oxford RL appoint Tim Rumford as new head coach

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Oxford RL have announced the appointment of Tim Rumford as their new head coach. Tim was previously involved with the Castleford Tigers Academy helping the progress of home-grown talent such as Adam Milner, Daryl Clark, Ryan Brierley, Jonny Walker and Oliver Holmes, through the ranks to the first team. Rumford’s links to the Tigers will stay in place as he ... Read More »

Aiton still unsure about ASADA investigation

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Leeds Rhinos hooker Paul Aiton has revealed that he is still unsure about whether he faces a suspension following a doping investigation in Australia, saying that until he hears anything, he is going to carry on as normal. Aiton is embroiled in the saga surrounding Cronulla Sharks and their controversial 2011 supplements program – which saw 12 of his ex-teammates ... Read More »

Warrington Wolves CEO steps down

Warrington Wolves chief executive Andy Gatcliffe is to step down early in the new year after 15 years in charge. Since his appointment in 2000, he has played a major role in the club achieving its current heights not only within the game but also within the business community. Since taking on the position in the latter stages of the club’s ... Read More »

Wigan Warriors unveil new away shirt for 2015

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Wigan Warriors and Erreà have today issued the first images of the Club’s brand new Away kit for Super League XX. The all-black shirt features a charcoal panel and striking splashes of Cherry and White whilst the unique design also incorporates a sublimation of the castle from the Warriors crest.  The neck line is a tapered performance style with cherry ... Read More »

Tyrone McCarthy column: Energizing international RL

Tyrone McCarthy Column

Hull KR and Ireland forward Tyrone McCarthy gives his thoughts on how to improve and develop international Rugby League.. The Autumn internationals have been thrilling to follow, with England showing they aren’t too far away from the big two and New Zealand triumphing in the Four Nations, finally giving Australia some competition. In addition to this the European competition was ... Read More »

Wigan will change how they play in 2015, says Wane

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Wigan Warriors head coach Shaun Wane has revealed that his team will be setting up slightly differently next year, and the Warriors will changing the way they play in the forthcoming 2015 season. Although Wane admitted there will not be wholesale changes to the Warriors’ style, he did reveal that there will be a couple things that will be tinkered ... Read More »

Australian Schoolboys start tour with a win

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The Australian Schoolboys kicked off their tour of England and France with a comprehensive victory over the England Combined Regional Academies at Derwent Park, Workington on Wednesday evening. Sydney Roosters centre Latrell Mitchell picked up a hat-trick of tries to add to a brace of tries each from Brock Lamb (Newcastle Knights) and Tevita Cottrell (South Sydney Rabbitohs). Nine other Australian ... Read More »