Friday, July 11, 2014
Rugby League News

Rugby League News

Wildcats win opens up top-eight race

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats defeated Widnes Vikings 12-10 at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium tonight to move to within two points of the eighth-placed Vikings and opening up the race for eighth place with the prospect of a thrilling finish to the season. At half-time the Vikings led 0-4, having scored the only try of the game through Danny Tickle, who got ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils owner rips into RFL

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Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash has launched an astonishing tirade on the RFL, insisting he has lost all confidence in those running Super League, after yet more disappointment with his marquee player proposal. Koukash told reporters on Thursday that the issue wasn’t even voted on this time around, after a number of clubs blocked the vote. He believes that ... Read More »

Opinion: World Cup should remind us we bash RL too much

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Of late, Rugby League has come under serious scrutiny from a number of different angles, for a number of different reasons. Whilst quite a few of those reasons are well on merit (for instance, the madness surrounding the obstruction ruling and video refereeing is completely worthy of some debate), it often feels like Rugby League folk like to take a ... Read More »

Are Wigan Warriors about to bring back Leuluai?

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There is speculation building that Wigan Warriors could be set to swoop for another of their former players, just weeks after Joel Tomkins made a sensational return to the club from Rugby Union side Saracens. Thomas Leuluai won a host of honours with the Warriors during his time in England, before leaving to head back to the NRL in 2012. ... Read More »

Another Widnes Vikings star signs new deal

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Widnes Vikings have tied down another of their squad members for 2015 and beyond, after Hep Cahill became the latest squad member to sign a new contract with the club. The 27-year-old has signed on with Denis Betts’ side until the end of the 2016 season, and although injuries have affected his form this year, he insists he can’t wait ... Read More »

Weyman disappointed Hull KR boss left

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Hull KR prop Michael Weyman admits he was disappointed to see boss Craig Sandercock leave the club last week, but claims he is trying to put his emotions to one side and concentrate on his rugby. Sandercock left the club last Thursday, but the Rovers bounced back to beat league leaders St Helens 40-10 in Chris Chester’s first game in ... Read More »

400 up and going strong

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GARETH WALKER, the editor of Rugby League World magazine, celebrates a wonderful milestone in the magazine’s history. This month marks the 400th issue of Rugby League World’s long and illustrious history. Just over 38 years ago the first ever Open Rugby, as it was then, was published by Harry Edgar to try and push the sport he and many others loved, ... Read More »

More Castleford Tigers signings to come

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Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell insists there will be more fresh faces coming into the club before the start of next season, after he completed the signing of a second NRL star earlier this week. After Junior Moors signed up last month, the Tigers swooped for experienced half-back Ben Roberts to bolster their ranks, and offset the departure of ... Read More »

Former Huddersfield Giants man Fulton retires

Wests Tigers and former Huddersfield Giants star Liam Fulton has been forced into retirement at the age of just 29, after repeated head knocks have cruelly ended his career. Fulton has suffered repeated concussion incidents this year – in a story strikingly similar to that of former Bradford Bulls man Shontayne Hape – and after worrying signs emerged such as ... Read More »

Rugby League World Issue 400 – Online Now!

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Rugby League World hits a noticeable landmark this month – its 400th edition, and you can read it online now! Just over 38 years ago the first ever Open Rugby, as it was then, was published by Harry Edgar to try and push the sport he and many others loved, but felt was under appreciated. Almost four decades on, and ... Read More »

Rugby League World & Open Rugby – All 400 Covers

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Rugby League World Magazine publishes its 400th issue on 11th July 2014. To celebrate this landmark occasion we’ve gathered together for the first time in one place every single front cover since the mag began life 38 years ago as Open Rugby. Scroll down the page to view the gallery and click on a cover to view the enlarged image. ... Read More »