Samoa announce team to face England Knights

Samoa have named a 25-man squad for their Rugby League World Cup 2013 warm-up fixture against England Knights at Salford City Stadium tomorrow (2.00pm). The starting line-up features 2013 Super League Grand Final winner Harrison Hansen of Wigan Warriors and St Helens centre Iosia Soliola. Frank Winterstein of Widnes Vikings is named on the bench for a match that will…

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Italy name team to face England

Italy have named two players from 2013 NRL Grand Final winners Sydney Roosters in their starting team to face England in the first ever senior international between the two nations at Salford City Stadium tomorrow (4.30pm). The Azurri are captained by Roosters full-back Anthony Minichiello and feature his team-mate Aiden Guerra at centre in a strong line-up for a match…

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Wigan sign Sarginson and Clubb

Wigan Warriors have announced the signing of centre Dan Sarginson and utility forward Tony Clubb from London Broncos. Sarginson has agreed a two-year contract for seasons 2014 and 2015 with a further option for 2016 ,while Clubb has agreed terms for four years for seasons 2014,2015, 2016 and 2017. Sarginson joins Wigan with his current contract with Broncos now at…

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Featherstone sign Mendeika

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 through a loan agreement and also featured for Swinton Lions in the Kingstone Championship. In total, he has made 20…

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Tigers sign ten

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 joins from Lock Lane while Nathanial Callaghan, a centre is from Hunslet Warriors. Three players have signed from Milford Marlins;…

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Greeks get ready to kick off

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. A sixth club, Neapoli, will play fixtures against second XIIIs from Aris and Pegasus in a sign of the growing…

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