Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Rugby League News

Rugby League News

Leeds extend sponsorship deal


The Leeds Building Society has announced it is extending its term as the main club sponsor of Leeds Rhinos until the end of the 2017 season. The Society’s sponsorship of the Rhinos, which began in 2007, is now going into its ninth season in 2015, and both parties are delighted to extend their partnership. Leeds Building Society Chief Executive Peter ... Read More »

Video: A tale of two Rhinos – JP and JJB open up

Jamie Peacock

Last week, as part of his testimonial, Leeds Rhinos star Jamie Peacock took part in a fascinating – and, at times, hilarious – question and answer session alongside team-mate Jamie Jones-Buchanan. The experienced duo discussed everything from their origins in the game to the Challenge Cup heartache they shared, as well as the euphoria of finally claiming the prestigious trophy ... Read More »

Rovers sign Carvell and reveal squad numbers


Featherstone Rovers have signed former Great Britain, England and Wales international Garreth Carvell on a two-year contract. Carvell made his Super League debut at the age of 16 for Leeds Rhinos in 1997 and represented Wales in the 2000 World Cup before moving to Hull in 2001, where he made 164 appearances, including a trip to the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff ... Read More »

Carney given squad number 6 for Catalans


New Catalans Dragons signing Todd Carney has been given the number 6 squad shirt for the 2015 season by Dragons coach Laurent Frayssinous. Carney, who scored two tries for the Dragons as they defeated a French Elite selection 58-24 at the weekend, takes the shirt that was last year given to Thomas Bosc, who will this season wear shirt number ... Read More »

Sunday’s Rugby League results


Barrow Raiders 38 Keighley Cougars 20 Castleford Tigers 20 Widnes Vikings 18 Doncaster 12 Hunslet Hawks 42 Featherstone Rovers 62 York City Knights 6 Halifax 6 Huddersfield Giants 38 Leeds Rhinos 34 Bradford Bulls 14 Leigh Centurions 42 North Wales Crusaders 22 London Skolars 14 London Broncos 36 St Helens 28 Wigan Warriors 12 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 46 Hull FC ... Read More »

Carney debuts for Catalans – today’s pre-season results


New signing Todd Carney scored a try for the Dragons on his debut as the Catalans defeated a French Elite selection 58-16 today. It was one of four pre-season matches played today, with Newcastle Thunder, playing under their new name for the first time, registering an impressive 36-10 victory over Dewsbury Rams at Kingston Park, confirming that, under head coach ... Read More »

Hunslet dual register Leeds Rhinos quartet


Hunslet Hawks have announced that they have dual registered four Leeds Rhinos players with immediate effect. Luke Briscoe, James Duckworth, Robbie Ward and Rob Mulhern have joined the club as of tonight and will make their Hunslet debuts tomorrow against Salford Red Devils. The signing of these players now allows the Hawks to, as they say on their official website, ... Read More »

Luke Walsh could miss season opener


St Helens halfback Luke Walsh will not be rushed back into action – which means that he could miss the beginning of Super League XX, coach Keiron Cunningham has confirmed. Walsh hasn’t played since suffering a horrific broken leg midway through the 2014 season, and has missed out on selection for the club’s pre-season friendly against Wigan this Sunday. And ... Read More »

Record 14 teams to take part in first unified USA league


The first unified rugby league season in the United States, now under the auspices of the USARL, will comprise of fourteen teams split into three divisions over two conferences, North and South. The competition, which includes three clubs from the former AMNRL, will see sides participate from Boston in the north to Daytona in the south. USA Rugby League chairman, ... Read More »

Bradford to give trialist Martin a go against Leeds


Bradford Bulls will give trialist Charlie Martin an opportunity to impress during this Sunday’s friendly against arch rivals Leeds Rhinos. Martin, a former Castleford Tigers player, has been included in James Lowes’ 24-man squad for the game, which also sees a number of the club’s Under-19s players get a chance to stake a claim for a place, too. Liam Kirk, ... Read More »