GOSSIP: Andre Savelio to join NRL side Brisbane Broncos

NRL side Brisbane Broncos have reportedly won the race to sign Warrington forward Andre Savelio. League Express revealed this week that Savelio was attracting the interest of numerous NRL sides following the impending expiry of his one-year deal at the Wolves. And reports in Australia this week have suggested that it is Wayne Bennett’s Broncos who have landed the services…

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Sunday’s NRL Results

St George Illawarra Dragons 32 Newcastle Knights 28 Dragons: Tries – Nightingale 3, Thompson, Dugan, Mann; Goals – Widdop 4 Knights: Tries – Ross 3, Fitzgibbon, Elliott; Goals – Lamb 3 Half time: 10-28 Attendance: 10,174 Cronulla Sharks 18 Manly Sea Eagles 35  Sharks: Tries – Lewis, Feki, Graham; Goals – Maloney 3 Sea Eagles: Tries – Sironen 2, Wright 2, Green, Walkers; Goals – Wright 5; Field-goal – Cherry-Evans…

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Rangi Chase already eyeing up extended stay at Widnes Vikings

Rangi Chase admits he’s already open to extending his stay with Widnes Vikings beyond the current campaign. Chase joined Widnes on a short-term loan deal following two off-field incidents which brought the curtain down on a second spell with Castleford Tigers, and has impressed so far ahead of tonight’s clash with Leigh. The former England international’s time at the Tigers…

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Manfredi injury nightmare almost over, reveals Shaun Wane

Wigan winger Dom Manfredi’s ten-month injury nightmare is coming to an end, Warriors coach Shaun Wane has revealed. The 23-year-old has not played since suffering a serious knee injury during Wigan’s game against Castleford last August, with it initially feared he would miss a whole season due to the severity of the problem. However, Wane told reporters at his pre-match…

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Four potential destinations for Willie Tonga following Leigh release

Willie Tonga’s time at Leigh Centurions came to an end on Wednesday when the club announced he had been released from his contract. The former Catalans centre is now a free agent – but a player of his quality surely won’t be on the open market for too long. With that in mind, we’ve thrown together four potential destinations for…

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Carvell praises Red Devils spirit

Salford Red Devils player welfare manager Garreth Carvell has said that the club’s experience in last year’s Million Pound game has seen them develop a mental toughness that has sparked this season’s turnaround in form. Last October the Red Devils needed a golden point extra time drop goal to secure their Super League survival. But ever since they have been…

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Leigh name 19-man squad for Widnes clash

Leigh Centurions have named loanee Nick Rawsthorne in their 19 man squad to face Widnes on Thursday night. Rawsthorne goes straight into the squad following his arrival from Hull FC on a month-long deal. The 21 year-old is one of four changes made to the squad that beat Wigan 50-34 last time out. Joining Rawsthorne in to the 19 is…

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Wigan reprimanded for fixture cancellation

THE RFL has confirmed Wigan Warriors have been reprimanded for unilaterally postponing their round 2 Super League fixture against Widnes Vikings in February, when the game was initially postponed because of impending bad weather and was then switched at short notice to the Vikings’ Select Security Stadium. The RFL has issued a statement explaining that Wigan will not be fined,…

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