Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Rugby League News

Rugby League News

Hull Kingston Rovers sign Tyrone McCarthy

Tyrone McCarthy

Tyrone McCarthy has become Hull Kingston Rovers’ latest new signing for 2015, penning a two-year contract with the club from next season. The former Warrington Wolves forward has spent the current campaign with Australian outfit Northern Pride but will return to Super League as part of a new-look Robins squad under head coach Chris Chester. Comfortable playing either through the ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls do ALS ice bucket challenge

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Bradford Bulls stars have joined the ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ craze, raising funds in aid of motor neurone disease (also know as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). Widely referred to as the ‘ALS Ice Bucket Challenge’, participants are dared to be filmed having a bucket of ice water poured over their heads – all in the name of charity. And a host of ... Read More »

Don’t expect any more Wigan signings, says Wane

Wigan coach Shaun Wane. ©RLPhotos

Wigan coach Shaun Wane says Wakefield forward Taulima Tautai will be the Warriors’ only signing for 2015. Centre Darrell Goulding (Hull KR) and Blake Green (Melbourne Storm) are both on the way out at the end of the season, but Wane believes he has enough internal resources to provide sufficient cover. “I’m happy with Tautai and I’m happy that Dom ... Read More »

Hull FC star Richard Whiting’s season over

Richard-Whiting

Hull FC have lost one of their key players for the remaining three games of this season, after it was today revealed that Richard Whiting will be undergoing wrist surgery. The Black and Whites have opted to send Whiting under the knife now to ensure he will be back in time for pre-season training later this year. Whiting has been ... Read More »

Warrington Wolves without Bridge on Thursday

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Warrington Wolves will have to continue their onslaught for top spot this Thursday without star half Chris Bridge, after he was left out of Tony Smith’s 19-man squad for the game. Bridge – who has been in impressive form this year – has been left out due to a hamstring injury. That means it is likely Gareth O’Brien will partner ... Read More »

Hodgson ready for final Hull derby

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Rovers co-captain Josh Hodgson admits he’s facing an emotional week as he prepares for what could be his final Hull derby on Friday night. The Robins face Hull FC at the KC Stadium later this week in what could be the hooker’s last taste of the unique rivalry before he joins NRL side Canberra Raiders next season. With the Red ... Read More »

McGuire hoping to not miss the action

Danny-McGuire

Danny McGuire admits he was “disappointed” to miss out on Leeds Rhinos’ Challenge Cup celebrations after being forced into a trip to hospital – but insists he’s hopeful of not missing any match action as Super League returns this weekend. McGuire picked up a nasty rib injury during Leeds’ 23-10 victory against Castleford on Saturday, and tweeted a picture of ... Read More »

Tuivasa-Sheck will be a top class full-back, says Slater

Roger Tuivasa-Sheck

Australia and Melbourne star Billy Slater believes Kiwi international Roger Tuivasa-Sheck is destined to become one of the NRL’s best full-backs, after it was announced he will take over Sydney Roosters’ number one shirt when Anthony Minichiello retires at the end of this season. Tuivasa-Sheck, 21, has spent much of his short career on the wing, helping the Roosters to ... Read More »