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Rugby League Tables: Sunday August 31

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First Utility Super League 1 St Helens 25 19 0 6 768 507 38 2 Castleford Tigers 25 16 2 7 782 533 34 3 Wigan Warriors 25 16 1 8 789 403 33 4 Warrington Wolves 25 16 1 8 734 479 33 5 Huddersfield Giants 25 15 3 7 730 582 33 6 Leeds Rhinos 25 15 2 ... Read More »

Rugby League Scorboard: Sunday August 31

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First Utility Super League FT – Wakefield 42-6 Salford Red Devils Castleford Tigers 30-18 Bradford Bulls Kingstone Press Championship FT – Barrow 36-16 Crusaders FT – Batley 42-0 Swinton FT – Dewsbury 24-12 Keighley FT – Doncaster 39-18 Halifax FT – Featherstone 28-40 Sheffield FT – Whitehaven 48-12 Rochdale Kingstone Press Championship One FT – Gateshead 40-14 Oldham FT – ... Read More »

Hull KR release Greg Eden

Greg-Eden

Hull Kingston Rovers have agreed to release Greg Eden from the final year of his contract to allow him to take up an opportunity in Australia next season. Eden has made 37 appearances for the Robins since joining from Super League rivals Huddersfield Giants but will now head Down Under to join an NRL club in 2015. Speaking to www.hullkr.co.uk, ... Read More »

I love playing with Smith, says Wakefield captain

Tim-Smith

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats captain Danny Kirmond admits it’s great to have Tim Smith back at the club – and has backed him to show Salford what they are missing when he takes to the field against them today. Smith is currently on loan at the Wildcats from Salford after a difficult spell at the Red Devils at the beginning of ... Read More »

Carney and Huby miss out for Castleford Tigers

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Castleford Tigers will be without both Justin Carney and Craig Huby for this weekend’s clash against Bradford, with both left out of Daryl Powell’s 19-man squad due to injury. Carney left Wembley on crutches after last weekend’s Challenge Cup final defeat to Leeds, and is likely to miss the remainder of the regular season due to injury. That means a ... Read More »

NRL referee apologises for blunder in Brisbane v St George

Ben Cummins

NRL referee Ben Cummins reportedly apologised on the field to Brisbane’s Matt Gillett – after bizarrely issuing him with a yellow card during the Broncos’ NRL victory against St George-Illawarra Dragons on Friday. The Broncos, who were leading by 20 points at the time after a stunning first-half performance, were left stunned when Gillett was sinbinned for a professional foul ... Read More »

Wilkin: Work-life balance essential for good mental health

Jon Wilkin

St Helens and England star Jon Wilkin believes that achieving balance in life is crucial to a Rugby League player’s mental health. Speaking ahead of his side’s top-of-the-table clash against Challenge Cup winners Leeds Rhinos at Headingley Stadium this evening (8.00pm) in a First Utility Super League round dedicated to State of Mind, Wilkin highlights that obsession can have negative ... Read More »

Leeds Rhinos winger toasted at Lance Todd ceremony

Ryan Hall Lance Todd

Ryan Hall joined an elite band of players to lift Rugby League’s most coveted man of the match award on Wednesday evening when he was presented with the Lance Todd Trophy. The Leeds Rhinos winger secured the award with an outstanding two-try display in his club’s 23-10 victory over Castleford Tigers at Wembley Stadium last Saturday and received the Lance ... Read More »

What if: Super League had a bonus points system in 2014?

Wigan celebrate their Super League Grand Final victory

Ahead of the huge restructuring of Rugby League in the United Kingdom next year, there have been a whole host of talking points regarding the future of the game. However, one point which has been brought up more than any is the possibility of the bonus points system being introduced across the board next season. Championship and Championship One has ... Read More »

Wood to leave Bradford Bulls at end of season

Sam Wood

Bradford Bulls back Sam Wood has confirmed he has been released from the remaining years of his contract at the end of this season, after announcing his time at the club has come to an end. Wood signed a new three-year deal with the club last season, but has found opportunities hard to come by in 2014, spending time on ... Read More »