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Featherstone sign Mendeika

Featherstone sign Mendeika

🕔15:08, 17.Oct 2013

Featherstone Rovers have signed James Mendeika from Warrington Wolves on a two year contract. Mendeika who has been selected in the Ireland squad for the 2013 World Cup starting this month has Super League experience with London Broncos last season

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Tigers sign ten

Tigers sign ten

🕔15:05, 17.Oct 2013

Castleford Tigers have announced that 10 players have signed two-year professional contracts with the club, including seven who were on the Tigers’ Scholarship. Lee Alderson, a back row/centre joins from his amateur club Stanley Rangers, James Brown, a pivot/full back

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Greeks get ready to kick off

🕔15:03, 17.Oct 2013

The Hellenic Federation of Rugby League has released the fixtures for the inaugural Greek club championship, due to kick off this weekend. Promitheas Rendi, AEK Kokkinias, Pegasus Neos Kosmos, Aris Petroupolis and Rhodes Knights will take part in the competition.

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Lord leaves Hawks

🕔15:03, 17.Oct 2013

Hunslet Hawks have confirmed the departure of assistant coach Gary Lord with immediate effect. Lord has been on the coaching staff at the club for five years working under Graeme Hallas, Paul March and most recently Barry Eaton and was

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England name team to face Italy

🕔10:06, 17.Oct 2013

England coach Steve McNamara has named 20 of his 24-man Rugby League World Cup 2013 squad in the team to face Italy in the first ever senior international between the nations at Salford City Stadium on Saturday (4.30pm). Warrington Wolves

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England Knights team named to face Samoa

🕔10:05, 17.Oct 2013

England Knights coach Kieron Purtill is confident that his young charges will rise to the challenge when they face Samoa at Salford City Stadium on Saturday (2.00pm). The Knights go into the match from an intensive training camp at Loughborough

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Russell puts himself in the show

🕔09:04, 17.Oct 2013

A year ago Matt Russell was hot property: so much so he swapped a future as Sam Tomkins’ back-up at Wigan Warriors for a season in the sun at Gold Coast in Australia. He spent the year in Queensland, playing

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Bulls announce new shareholder

🕔09:00, 17.Oct 2013

Bradford Bulls have announced that local businessman Andrew Calvert has become a shareholder in the club and will be the Bulls Financial Director. Calvert is a lifelong supporter of the club and he is delighted to come on board. “This

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Rovers warming up for 2014

🕔15:00, 16.Oct 2013

Featherstone Rovers have confirmed a series of warm up fixtures for the 2014 season at the Big Fellas Stadium. Wed 1st January v Hunslet Hawks (Gareth Swift Memorial Trophy), kick off 1.30pm Sunday 12th January v Wakefield Wildcats, kick off

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Harris happy with shape of his Wales squad

🕔12:53, 16.Oct 2013

Wales coach Iestyn Harris says that he is happy with the shape of his squad as they prepare to begin their Rugby League World Cup 2013 campaign. Wales warmed up for the tournament with a comfortable 62-12 victory over a

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