Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Rugby League News

Author Archives: Aaron Bower

Quartet to return for St Helens this weekend

Jonnt-Lomax

St Helens are set to welcome back a quartet of stars ahead of their trip to Catalan Dragons this weekend, as their injury-hit squad begins to take shape once again. Full-back Jonny Lomax is perhaps the most high profile name to come back into the fold for the Saints, with Tommy Makinson, Alex Walmsley and Willie Manu all looking like ... Read More »

Kaufusi could return to Bradford Bulls

Antonio-Kaufusi-Bulls-Wolves

Antonio Kaufusi could return to the Bradford Bulls in the coming weeks, after head coach Francis Cummins admitted the deal wasn’t “dead in the water”. The Huddersfield Giants prop returned to his parent club earlier this week, after opting against extending his loan deal with the Bulls. However, Cummins was hopeful of the deal rearing its head again in the ... Read More »

Ferguson to miss out for Bradford Bulls again

Dale-Ferguson-Bradford-Salford

Bradford Bulls boss Francis Cummins has confirmed that star forward Dale Ferguson is in line to miss out again this weekend, as his struggles with injury continue. Ferguson has only made sporadic appearances this year due to a back problem, but shrugged that off to feature against Wakefield two weeks ago. However, he missed out on last weekend’s cup defeat ... Read More »

Kevin Locke to join Salford immediately

Kevin-Locke

New Zealand star Kevin Locke will join up with new club Salford Red Devils early, after he managed to secure a release from New Zealand Warriors earlier than expected. Marwan Koukash used Twitter to tell fans that Locke is going to be arriving sooner than the initial agreement – after he signed up for the start of the 2015 season. ... Read More »

Rugby League reacts to another obstruction saga

Matty-Smith-video-referee-ben-thaler

The Challenge Cup quarter-final between Wigan Warriors and Castleford Tigers has been the centre of yet another controversial obstruction farce, with a number of tries being chalked off due to the interpretation of the ruling. It is a hark back to the Super League clash between the Warriors and Salford Red Devils last month, where the video referee grabbed all ... Read More »

Stats Zone: Challenge Cup quarter-final special

Challenge-Cup

Another weekend of Rugby League is upon us, and the spotlight moves away from Super League for a week, as the quarter-finals of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup take place. After Widnes booked their place in the semi-finals last night by defeating Keighley, six other teams are battling it out for three spots in the last four – including Championship side ... Read More »

Our team pick a Super League Dream Team

Hape and Vainikolo

Our latest interactive feature on TotalRL.com is asking fans to get involved with a debate to find the greatest Super League Dream Team of all-time. There have been some remarkable players since the inception of the competition way back in 1996, and we’re hoping there will be plenty of debate. In anticipation of the fan-chosen Dream Team going online early ... Read More »

Cockayne injured; Eden recalled to Hull KR

Cockayne-Ben

Hull KR have been dealt a huge injury blow, as full-back Ben Cockayne has been ruled out for up to 10 weeks, rounding off a miserable week regarding injuries. After both Kevin Larroyer and Jordan Cox broke their legs during the defeat to Castleford Tigers last weekend, the loss of Cockayne is another hammer blow for boss Craig Sandercock as ... Read More »

Fans Choice: Pick YOUR Super League Dream Team!

Cunningham 2010

Over the past week or so, we’ve been running polls on both our forum and on social media asking our readers to pick their England team for the upcoming Four Nations series overseas. That came in response to a heated response to Garry Schofield’s selection in Issue 2916 of League Express, and the reaction we got was so popular we’re ... Read More »

Match preview: Leeds Rhinos v Leigh Centurions

©RLPhotos

The second Tetley’s Challenge Cup quarter-final of the weekend is another Super League v Championship affair, as Championship pace-setters Leigh Centurions take their unbeaten record to Headingley, as they face Leeds Rhinos. With the Rhinos still hunting their first cup victory since 1999, the Centurions will have to be at their best to produce a performance capable of beating what ... Read More »