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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats forward out for season

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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats have been dealt a blow, after coach James Webster revealed that forward Matt Ryan will miss the remainder of the season due to a shoulder injury. Ryan has impressed for the Wildcats in 2014 but, after Webster revealed he has been playing with the injury for the last few weeks, the club have taken the option to ... Read More »

Halifax player’s ban extended

An independent Operational Rules Appeals Tribunal has suspended Halifax player Rob Worrincy for nine months after finding him guilty of breaching the sport’s rules relating to betting. Worrincy appealed against a six-month suspension handed down in March, when the player admitted placing a series of bets, including bets on matches in which he played, between May 2012 and September 2013. ... Read More »

Koukash looking to stage Dubai RL tournament

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Marwan Koukash has revealed he is in talks to stage a nines tournament featuring both Super League and NRL teams, as he looks to continue his widening interest in Rugby League. Koukash is believed to be interested in adding an Australian club to his portfolio, and he told the Sydney Morning Herland he is looking to stage something similar to ... Read More »

Steve Prescott autobiography to launch at Wembley

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One in a Million – the autobiography of Rugby League legend Steve Prescott – will be officially launched at the 2014 Tetley’s Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday August 23. Prescott, the former St Helens, Hull FC, Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, Lancashire, England and Ireland full-back, began writing his life story in 2007 while battling cancer and had completed the ... Read More »

Six of the Best: Fantastic Rugby League captains

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In this week’s edition of Six of the Best, we’ve polled for you to tell us your outstanding Rugby League leaders from down the years. The concept of a strong leader in a side is often overlooked in sport, but in Rugby League, a captain is a crucial asset for any team. And with all the talk surrounding captains in ... Read More »

St Helens star Walsh to offset Hohaia injury

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St Helens half-back Luke Walsh will return to the fray this weekend, with the Australian set to feature for the Saints in their huge clash against Widnes Vikings. The return of Walsh is good news for Saints, at a time when they have just lost another overseas half-back for the remainder of the regular season. Lance Hohaia faces two months ... Read More »

Newcastle Knights star suffering with depression

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Newcastle Knights fullback Darius Boyd has been admitted to a mental health clinic in order to seek treatment for depression, with coach Wayne Bennett admitting he may not play again this season. The Queensland and Australia star has been in the spotlight after being investigated for an incident in which $1500 worth of damage was done to a room in ... Read More »

Hull FC release former Great Britain forward

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Hull FC have confirmed that Garreth Carvell has been released from the remainder of his contract to further his career elsewhere. The former Warrington forward joined the club from Bradford at the beginning of the season on a one-year deal, but failed to make an impact despite a promising start to his second spell at the club. He has since ... Read More »

Six Super League players charged

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Six players have been charged with disciplinary offences committed in First Utility Super League Round 21 fixtures. Kevin Sinfield of Leeds Rhinos has been charged with making a Grade C head-butt on Castleford Tigers player Luke Dorn in the 74th minute of a match played on Thursday July 17. Four players – Travis Burns and Adam Walker of Hull Kingston Rovers, ... Read More »

Matt Cook to join Castleford Tigers

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Castleford Tigers have signed Matt Cook from London Broncos on a two-year contract – with Scott Moore also leaving the club. The current Broncos skipper, who has played all 22 games for the club this season, said: “This is my third season with the Broncos and I’ve had a fantastic time down in the capital during those three years. It’s ... Read More »