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Storm decide against appealing McLean ban

Storm decide against appealing McLean ban

🕔10:35, 9.Apr 2014

Melbourne Storm have chosen not to appeal the seven-match ban that was handed to prop Jordan McLean for his involvement in the tackle that ended the career of Newcastle’s Alex McKinnon. Storm chief executive Mark Evans said: “Melbourne Storm along

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Jon Clarke: Hodgson will improve senior players, too

Jon Clarke: Hodgson will improve senior players, too

🕔10:03, 9.Apr 2014

Widnes Vikings captain Jon Clarke believes the appointment of former Warrington full-back Brett Hodgson as assistant coach will not only help his side’s youngsters develop, but keep senior players sharp as well. The 35-year-old hooker said: “Brett will have just

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Gareth Ellis in Hull squad to face Giants

Gareth Ellis in Hull squad to face Giants

🕔16:53, 8.Apr 2014

Former Great Britain star Gareth Ellis has been named in Hull FC’s 19-man squad to face Huddersfield Giants on Thursday night. The 32-year-old returns from a two-game suspension, but Lee Radford is without Richard Horne, Jason Crooks, Jay Pitts and

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World Cup winner Sheens to rival Wane at Warriors

World Cup winner Sheens to rival Wane at Warriors

🕔16:06, 8.Apr 2014

Australia’s national coach Tim Sheens has emerged as Shaun Wane’s biggest rival for the New Zealand Warriors job, which became vacant when Matt Elliott was sacked this week. The 63-year-old’s manager, Wayne Beavis, was very open about putting him forward

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Nathan Brown could make NRL return in New Zealand

Nathan Brown could make NRL return in New Zealand

🕔16:06, 8.Apr 2014

The manager of St Helens boss Nathan Brown has hinted the Australian might apply for the vacant head coach role at New Zealand Warriors, which Wigan boss Shaun Wane has been strongly linked with. The 40-year-old, who coached St George-Illawarra

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Salford loss still stings a bit, says Houghton

Salford loss still stings a bit, says Houghton

🕔13:15, 8.Apr 2014

Hull FC vice-captain Danny Houghton claims the Airlie Birds are still licking their wounds after a heart-breaking golden point loss to Salford in the Challenge Cup last week. The Black and Whites were in a commanding position against the Red

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Wane fuels Warriors rumours as odds shorten on his departure

Wane fuels Warriors rumours as odds shorten on his departure

🕔13:07, 8.Apr 2014

Shaun Wane has fuelled rumours he is set to fill the vacant coaching position at New Zealand Warriors last night when he refused to make a comment on the situation. The 49-year-old, who has done nothing to hide his desire

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Fax are best Championship side, says Rowley

Fax are best Championship side, says Rowley

🕔09:29, 8.Apr 2014

Leigh Centurions coach Paul Rowley says this weekend’s opponents Halifax are the team to beat in the Championship this season. Although Leigh sit top of the table with an unblemished record, Rowley told the Leigh Reporter: “I have said from

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Hull want rid of McDonnell, Bulls tipped to swoop

Hull want rid of McDonnell, Bulls tipped to swoop

🕔09:26, 8.Apr 2014

Hull FC confirmed today that they have opened discussions with injury-hit full-back Shannon McDonnell to bring his career at the KC Stadium to an end – and Bradford Bulls are favourite to take the Australian on a free. The 26-year-old

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Hodgson: Rovers want revenge for Sunday

Hodgson: Rovers want revenge for Sunday

🕔09:21, 8.Apr 2014

Hull KR hooker Josh Hodgson has asked his side to make amends for losing to Warrington in the Challenge Cup on Sunday by defeating them in their Super League clash on Friday night. In a thrilling clash, the Wolves overturned

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