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Wildcats: Lauitiiti likely to extend Wakefield stay


Wakefield Trinity Wildcats have opened talks with Ali Lauitiiti about the veteran second-rower staying with the club for another year. Lauitiiti suffered a serious knee injury earlier in the season, but returned to the field against Widnes recently and made a strong contribution. The former Kiwi international, who turned 35 last week, joined Wakefield from Leeds in 2012. He is ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: Tony Smith hails Joel Monaghan


Warrington head coach Tony Smith has praised the performance of four-try hero Joel Monaghan in the club’s huge victory over the Broncos. Smith complimented the disciplined display of his team, especially Monaghan, and in the post-match press conference spoke about the young players that have impressed for the Wolves in recent weeks. What do you think about this story? Discuss ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: “It was like men against boys”


London head coach Joey Grima described his side’s 72-12 defeat by Warrington yesterday as being like “men against boys”. The heavy loss confirmed the Broncos will be in the Championship next season. Speaking at the post-match conference, Grima said plans for the Championship are underaway and the club is here for the long-term. What do you think about this story? ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: Monaghan “loving it” in the centres


Warrington winger Joel Monaghan said the team’s loss against Bradford in May was a turning point and he is enjoying his time in the centres. The Australian scored four tries in Warrington’s 60-point rout of London yesterday, the club’s ninth win in a row since the upset with the Bulls. Speaking to Total Rugby League TV after the game, Monaghan ... Read More »

Tony Smith: Zak Hardaker best at last-ditch tackles


Warrington Wolves boss Tony Smith speaks to the press after his side overpowered table toppers Leeds Rhinos, praising his side’s effort and singling out Zak Hardaker for his superb goal-line defence. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League ... Read More »

Video: McDermott on Leeds’ Warrington disappointment


Rhinos boss Brian McDermott talks to the press after his side’s disappointing loss to Warrington Wolves, addressing the impact of Liam Sutcliffe and discussing next week’s Challenge Cup clash against Leigh. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League ... Read More »

TotalRLTV: Frayssinous – I’m not happy


Catalan Dragons head coach Laurent Frayssinous is not happy with his team’s narrow win over London at Magic Weekend and said the Dragons need to move on. Catalan pipped the Broncos by two points but it was a poor performance by the French side. In the post-match press conference, Frayssinous said the Dragons are showing a lack of patience with ... Read More »

TotalRLTV: Grima – I’m proud of my team


London Broncos head coach Joe Grima says he is very proud of his side despite their heart-breaking two-point loss to Catalan at Magic Weekend. The Broncos looked set to have ended their winless streak against the Dragons on Saturday but ended up with their 13 loss of 2014. Grima backed his halfback Josh Drinkwater, who missed a late conversion, and ... Read More »

TotalRLTV: Luke Dorn loving life at Cas


Castleford fullback Luke Dorn is enjoying his time at the Tigers after five years at London and says his team’s win at Magic Weekend was an important one. Dorn missed the 50-12 win over Wakefield in Manchester on Sunday as he recovers from a hamstring complaint. Dorn spoke to Total Rugby League about Castleford’s season and his return to the ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: Powell – I expected it to be closer


Castleford head coach Daryl Powell says he expected the Tigers’ Magic Weekend encounter with Wakefield to have been a closer contest, after his side ran out 38-point winners. Clark said the conditions were made for his team at the Etihad Stadium and described his players as being superb on Sunday. Watch the rest of Clark’s post-match conference, including his plans ... Read More »