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Carter offers update on Wakefield trio after accident

Carter offers update on Wakefield trio after accident

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats chairman Michael Carter has said that Richard Owen remains in hospital following an off-field incident at the weekend – with Chris Annakin’s comeback from injury also impacted. Owen, Annakin and club captain Danny Kirmond were in a

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Rugby league fans to honour Gartland

Rugby league fans to honour Gartland

Rugby league supporters will today join together in a sixth minute round of applause at the Challenge Cup final to mark the career of Steve Gartland and raise awareness of the #ITSOKAYTOTALK campaign. Former Rochdale, Oldham and Swinton stand-off Gartland passed

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Jordan Tansey secures mutual release from Wakefield

Jordan Tansey secures mutual release from Wakefield

Jordan Tansey has agreed a mutual release from Wakefield Trinity Wildcats with immediate effect. Tansey played 12 games for the club, scoring one try after joining the Wildcats from Castleford Tigers; the 29-year old also had a short loan spell

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Rugby League World September 2016 – What’s Inside?

Rugby League World September 2016 – What’s Inside?

In the new issue of Rugby League World Magazine we have a big exclusive from the RFL’s disciplinary panel as we go behind closed doors to find out what goes on and if criticism of the system is justified. Discover our verdict inside! As

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The unsung heroes that could decide the 2016 Challenge Cup final

The unsung heroes that could decide the 2016 Challenge Cup final

Rhys Evans (Warrington) Much of the attention is on the big names in both squads ahead of this Saturday’s Challenge Cup final – but there are some major unsung heroes that could swing the game at Wembley. Warrington’s Rhys Evans

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Hodgson joins growing calls against allegiance switches

Hodgson joins growing calls against allegiance switches

England forward George Burgess made headlines last week when he took a hit at Australians looking to play for England for the “wrong reasons” – and now a fellow NRL-based Englishman has joined those calls. Canberra and England hooker Josh

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Ellis determined to not let the occasion beat him again

Ellis determined to not let the occasion beat him again

Hull FC captain Gareth Ellis has insisted that he has learned some valuable lessons from his previous final experience – and says the occasion will not get the better of him on Saturday afternoon. Ellis will lead Hull out at

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Winning the Challenge Cup is “addictive”, admits Smith

Winning the Challenge Cup is “addictive”, admits Smith

Warrington Wolves coach Tony Smith has described winning the Challenge Cup as an addictive feeling – and says he’s eager to taste glory again this weekend. Smith, who has coached Warrington to three victories in the competition – as well

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Toronto add Andrew Dixon and Jonny Pownall to their ranks

Toronto add Andrew Dixon and Jonny Pownall to their ranks

Toronto Wolfpack have continued to strengthen their debut squad for the 2017 season after the signings of Andrew Dixon and Jonny Pownall.Former St Helens and Salford forward Dixon said: “I’m absolutely delighted to sign for the Toronto Wolfpack. It’s an exciting

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Radford believes Hull can provide sustained success at long last

Radford believes Hull can provide sustained success at long last

Hull FC coach Lee Radford believes Saturday’s Challenge Cup final with Warrington Wolves could be the first of many appearances in major finals in the coming years. The squad Radford has assembled is believed to be one of the club’s

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