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Smith sold the Warrington move, says Sims

Ashton-Sims

New Warrington Wolves signing Ashton Sims admits that the passion of Tony Smith sold the move halfway across the world to join Warrington, saying that once he had spoken to the Wolves boss, he knew he wanted to come to Super League. Sims arrived in the country last week ahead of taking up a deal with Warrington, and the Fiji ... Read More »

VIDEO: Luke Dorn talks to TotalRL TV

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In the latest installment of TotalRL TV, Castleford Tigers full-back Luke Dorn sits down with us to discuss his stellar career so far. Dorn has played for the likes of Castleford and London in Super League, as well as clubs such as Northern Eagles in Australia. He reflects on his path in Rugby League to date, as well as telling ... Read More »

Keighley Cougars tie down two more for 2015

Cougars player-coach Paul March

Keighley Cougars have secured the services of two more players for their 2015 campaign, after tying down the signatures of Olly Pursglove and Gavin Duffy. Pursglove and Duffy have played crucial roles for the club in previous seasons, and March told the Telegraph and Argus that they are another important duo to have on board in their mission to bounce ... Read More »

My Top Three: Hull FC’s Marc Sneyd

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In the next of our exclusive series on TotalRL.com, Hull FC half-back is the latest Super League star to select his favourite three players in his position. The likes of Craig Huby have taken a stab at it in the past – but now it’s Sneyd’s turn to tell us who the three half-backs are he enjoys watching more than ... Read More »

Hull KR boss impressed by James Donaldson

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Hull KR head coach Chris Chester admits that new signing James Donaldson has “caught his eye” in pre-season, and that he is expecting the Cumbrian to make a big impact on the Rovers’ forthcoming 2015 season. The 23-year-old has penned a two-year deal the Robins, after ending his association with former club Bradford Bulls following their relegation to the Championship. ... Read More »

Sweden Rugby League enter new era

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Scott Edwards has stepped down as chairman of Svenska Rugby League Förening (SRL), a post he had held since the creation of the Swedish governing body three years ago. “An idea that was, in the beginning, simply a personal dream is now a reality,” said the former London Skolars player, who moved to Sweden ten years ago as a school ... Read More »

Sutcliffe signs three-year deal with Leeds Rhinos

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Liam Sutcliffe has signed a new three-year deal with Leeds Rhinos. The 19-year-old made his first-team breakthrough in the recently-concluded season, making 26 appearances and winning the Challenge Cup along the way. The former Hunslet amateur is seen as one of the long-term successors to the current creative trio of Rob Burrow, Danny McGuire and Kevin Sinfield, who have formed ... Read More »

Summer Bash fixtures and tickets announced

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Tickets for the eagerly-anticipated Summer Bash at Blackpool, which will host a full round of Kingstone Press Championship fixtures over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend in May 2015, are now on sale. The world’s most famous seaside resort will host four matches on Saturday May 23, including the first ever final of the League 1 Cup, and three on Sunday ... Read More »

Bulls and Rhinos to battle in Peacock’s testimonial

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Bradford Bulls and Leeds Rhinos will lock horns in pre-season, as they do battle in a game specially arranged to mark Jamie Peacock’s testimonial. Peacock has played on both sides of the bitter West Yorkshire rivalry, and with no league fixture between the two sides this year, the curtain-raiser on January 25 will be certain to have a real edge ... Read More »

Four-point Four Nations final preview

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It’s the Four Nations final between Australia and New Zealand tomorrow (Saturday), so to preview the final, TotalRL.com is taking a look at four major talking points surrounding the final to give you the best coverage of the event. Revenge will likely be on the cards for Australia after their opening weekend defeat to the Kiwis – but New Zealand ... Read More »