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French TV deal for World Cup

🕔10:51, 27.Sep 2013

Rugby League World Cup 2013 has confirmed that beIN SPORT have been granted exclusive rights to broadcast matches live in France. beIN SPORT is a global network of sports channels jointly owned and operated by Qatari Sports Investments. It currently

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Ellis announces international retirement

🕔17:23, 26.Sep 2013

England player Gareth Ellis has today announced his retirement from international Rugby League with immediate effect, ruling himself out of selection for Rugby League World Cup 2013. The 32-year-old second row has reached his decision following consultation with England coach

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Hawks trio sign up for 2014

🕔17:12, 26.Sep 2013

Hunslet Hawks have announced that 28 year old full back Stuart Kain has signed a 12 month contract extension keeping him at South Leeds for 2014. Versatile Kain played wing and full back last season and made 18 appearances scoring

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Wolves release Hodgson

🕔13:21, 26.Sep 2013

Warrington Wolves have agreed to release Brett Hodgson from his current contract at the end of this season granting him the opportunity to consider a number of options open to him. Hodgson made his debut for Warrington back in 2011

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Hunter-Paul is Bulls new CEO

🕔12:20, 26.Sep 2013

Bradford Bulls have today announced changes to the Board and Administration structure following Ryan Whitcut and Mark Moore’s purchase of the club from Omar Khan. Whitcut and Moore will be Joint Chairmen and in changes to the club’s Administration Robbie

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Bradford Bulls chairman to step down

🕔13:07, 25.Sep 2013

Bradford Bulls chairman Omar Khan and fellow directors Gerry Sutcliffe MP and Vipin Joshi are to step down. In a statement released by the club today, Omar Khan said, “Following an exciting year, it is sad that due to ill

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Gillette shows continued support for England Rugby League

🕔11:35, 25.Sep 2013

The RFL and Gillette are delighted to announce a two-year extension of the brand’s decade-long partnership with the sport and the England Rugby League team. This will see Gillette continue as England’s main sponsor for Rugby League World Cup 2013,

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Dons sign Nicklas

🕔10:52, 25.Sep 2013

Doncaster have announced the signing of former Hull FC stand-off Danny Nicklas. Nicklas made ten Super League appearances for Hull and was first spotted by the Airlie Birds when he was just 11 years old. He was awarded a scholarship

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Salter commits future to Robins

Salter commits future to Robins

🕔11:26, 24.Sep 2013

Liam Salter will be a Robin until at least the end of 2017 having signed an extended contract with Hull KR. The 20 year-old, who is a product of the club’s academy system, was already contracted for next season but

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McCarthy & Williams to leave Wolves

🕔10:50, 24.Sep 2013

Warrington Wolves have confirmed that second rower Tyrone McCarthy and winger Rhys Williams will leave the club at the end of the current season. Local-born Tyrone, 25, joined the Wolves back in 2005 and is a product of the club’s

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