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Warrington Wolves tie down six players

Ben-Evans

Warrington Wolves have extended the contracts of six young, British players securing  home-grown talent for many seasons to come. Gene Ormsby and Anthony England have agreed contract extensions keeping them at the club until November 2016. Twins Rhys and Ben Evans, and James Laithwaite have penned new contracts until November 2017. Young forward George King has also agreed a full-time ... Read More »

More frustration for Marwan Koukash

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Ambitious Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash has once again failed in his bid to bring in a marquee player ruling in Super League, after taking to social media to once again vent his frustration over the decision. Koukash tried in February to push through a move for clubs to have a player that is exempt from the salary cap, ... Read More »

Another Bradford Bulls star wants to stay

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Lee Gaskell has become the latest Bradford Bulls star to admit he would be open to stopping at the club, should they be relegated from Super League at the end of the season. Gaskell has impressed for the Bulls since joining from St Helens last season, and would surely command interest from other clubs should the Bulls drop out of ... Read More »

Hull KR star stays top of Albert Goldthorpe race

Travis-Burns

The race for League Express’ Albert Goldthorpe Medal is hotting up, with just eight rounds left of the Super League season. Hull KR star Travis Burns has been dominating at the top for some time now, and after Round 19 of the competition last week, Burns extended his lead at the top of the table. The Australian picked up the ... Read More »

St Helens sign Atelea Vea

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St Helens have announced the signing of Broncos forward Atelea Vea. The 27-year-old Tongan international joins them for the 2015 and 2016 seasons with an ‘option’ for the following season. Vea said: “I had offers from many different clubs but once I spoke to Mike Rush and Nathan Brown, and had the chance to view Langtree Park and the training ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: Hull KR duo discuss their teammates

Travis-Burns

TotalRL.com recently headed to Super League’s Best Golfer at Cookridge Hall in Leeds, where a raft of the game’s best players took to the golf course to see who came out on top when it came to pars, birdies and eagles. You can find a full, in-depth review of the event in this month’s edition of Rugby League World, which ... Read More »

Wakefield sign Craig Hall

Wakefield Wildcats have completed the signing of Craig Hall from Hull KR. The 26-year old will join up with Trinity in pre-season ahead of the 2015 campaign having penned a two-year deal. Hall has over 150 career appearances behind him having made making 75 appearances for Hull FC before crossing the city in 2011 to represent the Robins. A versatile ... Read More »

Opinion: Heaven and Hell for Harris at Salford Red Devils

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Regular TotalRL.com columnist Louise Woodward-Styles (@MsCityRedGirl) reflects on another defeat for the Salford Red Devils, but can begin to see light at the end of a gloomy tunnel.. Since the arrival of Iestyn Harris as Salford Red Devils coach, the mood amongst the Salford faithful appears to be that of acceptance and calmness. This change in mood can perhaps be ... Read More »

RFL Champion Schools Finals dominated by Castleford Academy

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Castleford Academy dominate the finals of the 2014 Champion Schools competition, with no less than six of its representative teams participating in one of the eight finals, to be played on August 22 and 23 at Richmond Athletic Association (11.00am) and Wembley Stadium (1.05pm) respectively. As is now tradition, the final of the Year 7 Boys final will again take ... Read More »

Coventry Bears to enter Championship One in 2015

Kingstone Press Championship

The RFL is delighted to announce that Coventry Bears will enter Rugby League’s semi-professional Kingstone Press Championship One competition in 2015. Formed in 1998, Coventry have grown to become one of the sport’s most successful community clubs and will play their home games at the 4,000-capacity Butts Park Arena. They were invited to play in the competition at a meeting ... Read More »