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Trinity confirm decision to stay at Belle Vue for 2018

Trinity confirm decision to stay at Belle Vue for 2018

Wakefield Trinity will continue to play their Super League matches in 2018 at their historic home Belle Vue, according to a statement on the Trinity website. It follows the news that Wakefield Council have met with the owner of Belle Vue,

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Emerging Blues squad announced

Emerging Blues squad announced

Thirty-eight players from 13 NRL clubs, including Nathan Cleary, Connor Watson and Angus Crichton, have been selected by Brydens Lawyers NSW Blues Coach Brad Fittler (pictured above) in an Emerging Blues squad that will meet in Sydney in January. The

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Historic Broadcast Deal for Intrust Super Premiership

Historic Broadcast Deal for Intrust Super Premiership

The NSWRL’s premier competition below the NRL Premiership, the Intrust Super Premiership NSW, will be broadcast live on Channel Nine – one of Australia’s major television networks – in 2018 for the first time. This Channel Nine coverage will work

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Andy Burnham appointed as new RFL President

Andy Burnham appointed as new RFL President

Following the Rugby Football League Council Meeting in Huddersfield earlier this month, Andy Burnham, the current Mayor of Greater Manchester, has been appointed as the new RFL President, succeeding the outgoing Air Commodore Dean Andrew OBE RAF. Burnham, whom will

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Boxing Day Preview

Boxing Day Preview

As coaches begin finalising their squads for their respective Boxing Day fixtures, a combination of joy and anticipation permeates the atmosphere within Rugby League. Supporters, many of whom have not seen their beloved side take to the field since September,

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Whitehaven reveal squad numbers for 2018

Whitehaven reveal squad numbers for 2018

Whitehaven have revealed their squad numbers for their upcoming League One campaign in 2018. Head coach Carl Forster has been active in the transfer market, with his most impressive signing being that of former Super League hooker Stuart Howarth. The

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Dalton Grant joins Bradford on a one-year deal

Dalton Grant joins Bradford on a one-year deal Updated

WELSH INTERNATIONAL Dalton Grant has joined Bradford Bulls on a one-year deal. After playing under Wales’ head coach and Bulls’ new boss John Kear in the World Cup, Grant heads to the Provident Stadium following his departure from London Broncos

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Nigel Wood leaves Super League board

Nigel Wood leaves Super League board

RFL Chief Executive Nigel Wood has left the board of Super League Europe (SLE), although he will continue to act as the Chief Executive of the Super League body. As the chief executive he will now answer to the newly

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Castleford Tigers name 21-man Boxing Day Squad

Castleford Tigers name 21-man Boxing Day Squad

DARYL POWELL has named a 21-man squad for the Boxing Day clash against local rivals Featherstone Rovers. Boxing Day fixtures usually witness sides choosing to blood in new signings alongside up-and-coming stars and the Castleford Tigers’ squad fits the bill.

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Can Rugby League ever succeed in Wales?

Can Rugby League ever succeed in Wales?

Callum Walker looks at the history of Rugby League in Wales and asks whether it can ultimately succeed. Rugby League has a long if sporadic history in Wales. In 1907, the Welsh Northern Union was formed in Wrexham, but the

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