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Daryl Clark signs for Warrington Wolves

Daryl-Clark

Castleford Tigers have confirmed that Daryl Clark will leave the club at the end of the 2014 Super League Season, with the hooker joining Warrington Wolves on a four-year deal until November 2018. Clark came through the scholarship and academy ranks here at his home town club. He made his first-team debut back in 2010, becoming a regular in the ... Read More »

NRL to go to THREE referees?

The referee puts a high tackle on report. ┬ęColWhelan/ActionPhotographics

After the two referee system – used in Australia for a number of years – has been trialled in England over recent months, the NRL are now considering the bizarre prospect of introducing a THIRD on-field referee to their matches. The game is currently undergoing a host of changes Down Under, and the NRL have suggested the prospect of a ... Read More »

Paul Gallen could fight during drugs ban

Paul-Gallen

New South Wales and Cronulla captain Paul Gallen could turn his hand to boxing during his drugs ban – if he is allowed. Gallen was one of a clutch of NRL players who were banned last week after ASADA’s investigation into the Sharks’ controversial supplements program of 2011. The forward has boxed on one occasion before – earning $80,000 earlier ... Read More »

We’re going to be physical, says Wane

Shaun-Wane

Wigan Warriors head coach Shaun Wane insists his side are going to be pumped up for Friday’s clash against Widnes Vikings – stoking the flames by saying he has been made aware the Vikings are going to be physical with his side. Wane would not comment on exactly what remarks had been made ahead of the clash, but he said ... Read More »

Huddersfield Giants without Ferres and Wardle

Brett Ferres

Huddersfield Giants have been dealt a major injury blow ahead of Thursday’s clash against Warrington Wolves, after it was revealed that both Brett Ferres and Joe Wardle will miss the match. Ferres picked up a dead leg two weeks ago which he is yet to overcome, whilst Joe Wardle has been left out due to a hamstring injury suffered in ... Read More »

Hohaia back for St Helens this weekend

Lance-Hohaia

St Helens have been handed a huge injury boost ahead of their massive clash against Leeds Rhinos this weekend, after coach Nathan Brown confirmed Lance Hohaia is set to return to the fold. The Kiwi has been absent for the last few weeks after injuring his foot during last month’s victory against London Broncos, joining fellow pivots Luke Walsh and ... Read More »

Smith to play for Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

Tim-Smith

Salford Red Devils have confirmed that their scrum-half Tim Smith – who is on loan at Wakefield Trinity Wildcats – will be allowed to play against them this weekend, as both teams prepare for a huge clash in the race for the top eight. A number of clubs have chosen to invoke clauses preventing their loan players playing against them ... Read More »

Six of the Best: Rampaging Rugby League wingers

Lesley Vainikolo

After Ryan Hall’s incredible performance in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup final against Castleford Tigers on Saturday, we’ve taken inspiration from the man dubbed ‘World’s Best Winger’ for this week’s Six of the Best. Hall is well known for his incredible feats of strength close to the line – as we saw with his superb brace of tries at the weekend. ... Read More »

Hull KR lose duo for season

Cockayne-Ben

Hull KR have been dealt a double injury blow ahead of their late play-off push, as both Ben Cockayne and David Hodgson will miss the remainder of the season due to injury. Cockayne has been forced to undergo surgery for an ankle injury, whilst Hodgson needs an operation for a neck injury – which could potentially end his career, coach ... Read More »

London Broncos sign Wes Naiqama

London-Broncos

London Broncos are delighted to announce the signing of Fijian international centre Wes Naiqama from Penrith Panthers on a two-year deal from the 2015 season, subject to visa. Naiqama, 31, joins the Broncos having played over 120 games in the NRL and staring 13 times for Fiji since 2006. He played for St George Illawarra Dragons between 2005-2007, Newcastle Knights ... Read More »