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Believe in Bradford Bulls chairman, says Ferres

Bradford Bulls owner Marc Green

Bradford Bulls fans have been urged to back owner Marc Green to restore the club to the force they once were, as they gear up for a potentially pivotal game in their season this weekend. Defeat at Salford could see the Bulls fall eight points back in the race for survival – after the decision to uphold their points deduction ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell signs new deal

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Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell has signed a new long-term deal at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle, which will keep him at the club until the end of the 2019 season. Powell has masterminded an unbelievable 2014 for the Tigers so far, taking them to the top four in Super League – as well as the semi-finals of the cup. Only ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils snap up Weller Hauraki

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Salford Red Devils have signed Castleford Tigers back-rower Weller Hauraki for the 2015 season in another impressive coup from the Red Devils. Hauraki, 29, who has been a key part of the Tigers’ impressive season so far, joins Ben Jones-Bishop for next term. Red Devils coach Iestyn Harris, who will welcome fellow Kiwi star Kevin Locke to the club once ... Read More »

Bobbie Goulding charged by RFL

Bobbie Goulding

Barrow Raiders player-coach Bobbie Goulding has been charged with the Grade E offence of disputing the decision of a match official using aggressive language and aggressive body language, and questioning the integrity of a match official in the 79th minute of a Kingstone Press Championship fixture against Doncaster at Craven Park on Sunday June 8. Dane Manning of Halifax has ... Read More »

Match preview: Leeds Rhinos v Huddersfield Giants

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Leeds Rhinos and Huddersfield Giants kick off this weekend’s Super League action with what is expected to be a thunderous West Yorkshire derby at Headingley Carnegie. With the Rhinos being made to work for their place in the semi-finals of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup last weekend against Leigh, backing up against a rejuvenated Giants outfit will be no easy task. ... Read More »

Smith had other options, says Wakefield Trinity Wildcats boss

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Tim Smith had plenty of offers aside from rejoining Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, according to his new coach, James Webster. Smith rejoined the Wildcats on loan until the end of the season earlier this week, and will make his debut against London tomorrow night. And Webster paid tribute to Smith for backing himself to come back to the Wildcats – where ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls decision good for us, says Webster

James-Webster

New Wakefield Trinity Wildcats head coach James Webster has spoken out on the decision to uphold Bradford’s six-point deduction for entering administration, admitting it is fantastic they still have their gap over the Bulls. After the appeal against the deduction was rejected on Wednesday, it means Wakefield still maintain a six-point gap over the Bulls. And Webster – who takes ... Read More »

Tom Lineham closing in on Hull FC return

Tom-Lineham

Hull FC winger Tom Lineham is closing in on a return to action after suffering a broken ankle earlier this season – but he will not be rushed back into the side. Lineham suffered the horrendous injury in round four of the season against Bradford, and looked set for a swift return to action a couple of weeks ago. However, ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls boss defiant despite appeal result

Francis-Cummins

Bradford Bulls head coach Francis Cummins insists nothing has changed in the fight for Super League survival, after the decision to uphold their points deduction was made yesterday by an independent Sporting Sanctions Panel. After weeks of speculation regarding with the Bulls would get any points back in their appeal, the former Super League champions were informed yesterday that they ... Read More »

Featherstone have bids rejected for Giants trio

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Ambitious Kingstone Press Championship side Featherstone Rovers have failed in bids for Huddersfield Giants stars Danny Brough, Eorl Crabtree and Brett Ferres. It is a clear signal of intent from owner Faisal Nahaboo, who is looking to get Rovers into Super League when the game goes through its restructure next year. With Brough the defending Man of Steel, and Crabtree ... Read More »