Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Rugby League News

Rugby League News

Stanley Gene to leave Hull KR

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Hull Kingston Rovers assistant first team coach Stanley Gene has left the club with the former Papua New Guinea international now expected to take up a full-time role with Gateshead – just as League Express told you this past Monday. Gene, who made more than 170 appearances for the Robins as a player, has divided his time this season between ... Read More »

Who will make it to the Super League Grand Final?

Will it be Wigan's year again?

League Express editor Martyn Sadler and reporter John Davidson preview this week’s Super League play-off semi-finals and discuss who they think has what it takes to make it to Old Trafford. Will Wigan get a chance to make it back-to-back Grand Final wins or will Warrington exact their long-overdue revenge? Can Catalan Dragons cause another upset? Watch the video to ... Read More »

International: GC Foster win Jamaican championship

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GC Foster College have defeated Liguanea Dragons 36-16 in the JRL Grand Final to be crowned National Club Champions, and in so doing ended their 2014 campaign unbeaten with 12 wins. Played in front of large and energetic crowd at the University of the West Indies Mona Bowl, the Fostodians led from start to finish on the back of some ... Read More »

Monaghan: We want a complete 80-minute display

Michael-monaghan

Warrington Wolves skipper Michael Monaghan says the Wolves are out to improve in their next match against Wigan to give a complete 80-minute performance. And Monaghan, who will play the final game of his career if the Wolves bow out of the playoffs at the DW Stadium this Friday, has revealed that the club could welcome back injured pair Matty ... Read More »

Former London Broncos coach returns to club

Rob Powell

Former London Broncos head coach Rob Powell has returned to the club ahead of 2015, taking up a role as Head of Youth following the departure of Darren Higgins to Castleford. The Broncos took the world of Rugby League by surprise in 2010 when, at the age of just 30, Powell was appointed as head coach of the Broncos, replacing ... Read More »

Hull FC tie down talented winger Lancaster

Callum-Lancaster

Exciting young Hull FC winger Callum Lancaster has signed his first full-time contract with the Airlie Birds – despite lucrative offers from several of the Super League club’s rivals. The 17-year-old made his first team debut this season, scoring eight tries in five appearances after being called up to cover injuries. His new deal will see him stay with the ... Read More »

Centurions dominate Championship awards ceremony

Ryan Brierley

Table-topping Leigh Centurions scooped four of a possible five awards at the Championship’s end-of-season dinner in Manchester last night. Stand-off Martyn Ridyard won player of the year, while half-back partner Ryan Brierley won young player of the year for the second season in a row. The Centurions were named club of the year and foundation of the year, too. Just ... Read More »

Giants sign Tigers utility Jamie Ellis

Jamie-Ellis

Huddersfield Giants have announced the signing of utility Jamie Ellis who arrives on a two-year deal from Castleford Tigers. “Moving to the Huddersfield Giants is a good challenge for me. When a big club like Huddersfield come in for you it is a big opportunity and its one you can’t really turn down to be honest. “There is an opportunity ... Read More »

Wane: Smith deserved to make Man of Steel shortlist

Matty-Smith

Wigan coach Shaun Wane thinks it is “pretty strange” not to have a Warriors player on the Man of Steel shortlist and believes Matty Smith was more than deserving of such recognition. Super League revealed the four candidates for its prestigious award – Jamie Peacock (Leeds Rhinos), James Roby (St Helens), Daryl Clark (Castleford Tigers) and Chris Hill (Warrington Wolves) ... Read More »

Interview: JJB meets Widnes captain Jon Clarke

Jon-Clarke

Leeds Rhinos forward and Rugby League World journalist Jamie Jones-Buchanan hears the remarkable life story of retiring Widnes Vikings captain Jon Clarke… Having been a BMX junior champion, spent time in prison and being one of Super League’s top hookers for over a decade, Jon Clarke has quite a life story. Now at 35, he is about to embark on ... Read More »