Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Rugby League News

England: Clark relives try-making first touch

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Castleford Tigers hooker Daryl Clark celebrated a stunning international debut on Saturday in Brisbane, when he came off the bench in the 20th minute and with his first touch of the ball created a try for his Tigers’ captain Michael Shenton. Clark, who will join Warrington next season, had come on to replace the starting hooker Josh Hodgson. His first ... Read More »

Hunslet swoop for Richie Barnett

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Hunslet Hawks have announced another substantial coup ahead of the 2015 season, after they confirmed the re-signing of Richie Barnett from Keighley on a one-year deal. Barnett has Super League experience with Hull FC, Warrington Wolves and Salford City Reds, and has most recently spent time in the Championship with the Cougars. He joined Sheffield Eagles before moving to the Hawks ... Read More »

Australia to wear commemorative jersey

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After it was revealed earlier this week that England will wear a special shirt to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Rorke’s Drift Test, Australia will also do the same this coming Sunday. The Kangaroos will wear a traditional maroon and blue jersey, to offset the red and white shirt England will be wearing for the game. And Australia captain ... Read More »

Powell: England forwards are key to victory

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Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell is pleased with the way England performed against Samoa and believes that the game against Australia in Melbourne on Sunday will be another close encounter. The former Great Britain star is looking for another big performance from England’s forwards as they take on a much lighter Australian pack who are out to impress their coach ... Read More »

European Championship: Week three preview

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Scotland stand on the brink of history this weekend, with a win against France on Friday night enough to secure them their first ever European Championship title. Wins against Wales and Ireland have left Scotland top of the table with just one round of fixtures left to play – but they play a France side who can still claim the ... Read More »

Ellis already back in training for 2015

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It’s the time of the year when players usually enjoy a few weeks away from the game, to switch off and unwind ahead of another hectic season of Rugby League. But after a disappointing 2014 for his side, Hull FC captain Gareth Ellis is not messing about with his preparation for the 2015 season – and has already been training ... Read More »

Offiah: Australia there for the taking!

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Great Britain legend Martin Offiah believes that Australia are “there for the taking” this weekend, as England gear up to knock them out of the Four Nations with a win this Sunday. Should Steve McNamara’s team get the job done in Melbourne, it will be the first time since 1954 that the Australians have failed to make a major final ... Read More »

Feather could renege on Hunslet deal

Keighley Cougars captain James Feather. ©RLPhotos

Former Keighley Cougars captain James Feather could sensationally return to the club in 2015, after Cougars chairman Gary Fawcett told the media that the hooker is having second thoughts about joining local rivals Hunslet. After initially signing a deal to join the Hawks for 2015 following the Cougars’ relegation to League One, Fawcett says that Feather’s heart is with Keighley, ... Read More »

St Helens: Mose Masoe linked with NRL return

St Helens' Mose Masoe scoring against Catalan Dragons in their Super League play-off semi-final

St Helens prop Mose Masoe has been linked with a return to the NRL less than a year after joining the Langtree Park club from Penrith Panthers. The 25-year-old is, according to reports in Australia, seeking an early release from his contract so he can move to St George-Illawarra Dragons – where Gareth Widdop and Benji Marshall currently ply their ... Read More »