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Cas tie our most important of year, says Wane

Cas tie our most important of year, says Wane

Wigan Warriors coach Shaun Wane has identified Saturday’s Challenge Cup tie with Castleford as his side’s most important game of the year to date. The Warriors take on the Tigers with a spot in the last four of the competition

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Ben Flower has appeal downgraded and ban scrapped

Ben Flower has appeal downgraded and ban scrapped

Wigan Warriors prop Ben Flower has had his appeal against a one-match ban downgraded – meaning he is free to play for them in the Challenge Cup this weekend. Warriors coach Shaun Wane confirmed on Wednesday that he would be

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Bradford land signing of Joe Philbin on loan

Bradford land signing of Joe Philbin on loan

Bradford Bulls have signed Warrington Wolves forward Joe Philbin on loan for a month. Philbin, who has come through the same youth ranks as current NRL and England international Mike Cooper and three-time Challenge Cup winner Ben Harrison, will be Rohan

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Hardaker and Segeyaro in swap deal

Hardaker and Segeyaro in swap deal

Leeds Rhinos have agreed a deal with NRL side Penrith Panthers that will see Papua New Guinea international hooker James Segeyaro move to Headingley and the Rhinos and England fullback Zak Hardaker move in the opposite direction with immediate effect.

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Queensland claim Origin series with win in Game Two

Queensland claim Origin series with win in Game Two

Queensland have won the 2016 State of Origin series with a game to spare after beating New South Wales 26-16 in Game Two of the three-match event. The Maroons, who led 10-4 at the break following just one try in

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Cup can be turning point for our season, says Crabtree

Cup can be turning point for our season, says Crabtree

Huddersfield Giants forward Eorl Crabtree believes this weekend’s Challenge Cup quarter-final with Wakefield presents his side with the ideal opportunity to turn around a disastrous season. The Giants are entrenched in the bottom four in Super League, parted company with

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Kevin Locke to play rugby union

Kevin Locke to play rugby union

Former Salford and Wakefield fullback Kevin Locke has found himself a new club – in rugby union. The ex-New Zealand international is making the switch to the 15-man code after agreeing a deal to sign for the Greater Sydney Rams.

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Sneyd has stopped being selfish, says Lee Radford

Sneyd has stopped being selfish, says Lee Radford

Hull FC coach Lee Radford has picked out Marc Sneyd for praise as his form continues to earn the scrum-half plaudits – and says the former Castleford star is thriving after becoming less and less selfish. Sneyd was again influential

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No league pressure can help us in cup, says Finn

No league pressure can help us in cup, says Finn

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats half-back Liam Finn believes that their comfortable position in mid-table when it comes to Super League could be a huge positive for them this weekend in their bid to reach the last four of the Challenge Cup.

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Hardaker NRL move backed by James Graham

Hardaker NRL move backed by James Graham

England prop and NRL star James Graham says that he’s delighted fellow international team-mate Zak Hardaker is eyeing up the chance to take his career to the next level in Australia’s elite competition. Hardaker is the subject of much transfer

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