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Taulima Tautai ban downgraded to one match

Taulima Tautai ban downgraded to one match

Wigan Warriors prop Taulima Tautai has had his two-match ban for a dangerous tackle cut in half: meaning he will now be suspended for one game. The prop was hit with the dangerous tackle charge in the aftermath of Friday’s

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Salary cap to be raised across the board next year

Salary cap to be raised across the board next year

RFL chief executive Nigel Wood has revealed that the salary cap of £1.85m will be applicable across ALL three top-level competitions next year. Wood spoke at a media briefing on Wednesday and revealed that there will be no limit on

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Future of York City Knights now in serious doubt

Future of York City Knights now in serious doubt

The future of League 1 side York City Knights is now reportedly in serious doubt after it was confirmed their game this weekend was called off. The York Press are reporting that club officials will decide in the next few

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Savelio joins Castleford on loan – as we told you on Tuesday

Savelio joins Castleford on loan – as we told you on Tuesday

Andre Savelio has joined Castleford Tigers on loan for the remainder of the 2016 season – as revealed by TotalRL.com earlier this week.  The utility forward has played 42 times for the Saints since making his debut against Leeds in

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Leeds-Bradford derby would add spice to Qualifiers, says McDermott

Leeds-Bradford derby would add spice to Qualifiers, says McDermott

Leeds Rhinos coach Brian McDermott admits a huge West Yorkshire derby against potential Qualifiers rivals Bradford would be huge – and insists it would add some “spice” to the Qualifiers. The Rhinos already know they are competing in the Qualifiers

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Graham says Four Nations could be springboard to World Cup glory

Graham says Four Nations could be springboard to World Cup glory

England’s all-time leading appearance maker James Graham believes that success in this year’s Four Nations could be the ideal springboard to next year’s World Cup in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea. Graham insists that the sport in this

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Jordan Abdull wants reserve grade to be mandatory

Jordan Abdull wants reserve grade to be mandatory

Hull FC half-back Jordan Abdull believes that the re-introduction of reserve grade this year should be expanded so it is compulsory across the board. Abdull wants to see both Super League and Championship sides adopt the system – something Hull did

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Cuthbertson calls for illegal tackles to be banned

Cuthbertson calls for illegal tackles to be banned

Leeds Rhinos forward Adam Cuthbertson has demanded that dangerous tackles such as the ‘cannonball’ one he was a victim of in last Friday’s game against Wigan be outlawed from the game. Cuthbertson was tackled dangerously during the victory against the

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Farah dropped to reserve grade by Wests Tigers

Farah dropped to reserve grade by Wests Tigers

Wests Tigers have confirmed that star hooker Robbie Farah will not play first-team rugby for the club this weekend after he was dropped to the reserve grade by coach Jason Taylor. Farah and Taylor have had a tempestuous relationship in

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Cunningham aiming for fourth to avoid Catalans trip

Cunningham aiming for fourth to avoid Catalans trip

St Helens coach Keiron Cunningham admits finishing above Catalans at the end of the regular season this weekend – and thus avoid a lengthy away trip to Perpignan – would be a big boost heading into the upcoming Super 8s.

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