Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Tigers support local food bank

Castleford Tigers, in partnership with the Christchurch at the Xscape leisure complex, will be supporting the Smawthorne Community Church food bank this Christmas. The food bank is a system whereby basic food items are collected and distributed to people in need at times of crisis. It has helped many people in Castleford and the surrounding area since its opening in ... Read More »

Seven reasons to read this week’s League Express

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Campese capture We speak to Hull KR’s newest NRL signing Terry Campese and find out what he is expecting when he joins up with the Robins Click here to download the digital version of League Express newspaper to the device of your choice Brian Barwick exclusive We interview the RFL chairman and ask all the burning questions Click here to ... Read More »

Ken Sio can’t wait for his first Hull derby

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New Hull Kingston Rovers recruit Ken Sio cannot wait to experience the Hull derby for the first time, should he be selected for the pre-season friendly between the two clubs next month. Sio, who has arrived from NRL side Parramatta Eels, says he has been told plenty about the atmosphere in the inter-city derby and, while he has never actually ... Read More »

Webster: Wildcats could dip into loan market

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Wakefield boss James Webster has said it is unlikely the club will make any more permanent signings ahead of the forthcoming season – but they may dip into the loan market if required. The Wildcats used the loan market to good effect in 2014, bringing in the likes of Jimmy Keinhorst and Lee Gilmour on temporary deals to help avoid ... Read More »

Leon Pryce eager to awake “sleeping giants” Hull FC

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Hull FC half-back Leon Pryce says he is motivated by the challenge of reviving the club in 2015, describing the Airlie Birds as one of Rugby League’s “sleeping giants”. Pryce has returned from a spell in France with Catalans Dragons to join up with the Black and Whites, and he told League Express that, while he is fully aware of ... Read More »

Cory Paterson rediscovers hunger for Rugby League

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Cory Paterson says he has his hunger back for Rugby League after a brief stint in professional boxing and he is excited to be joining Salford. The Australian, who spent the 2013 season with Hull KR, retired abruptly three months ago and became a heavyweight boxer after finishing the 2014 NRL campaign with West Tigers. The 27-year old won his ... Read More »

Roberts here to “play footy, not take a break”

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Castleford Tigers new recruit Ben Roberts admits the prospect of an off-season didn’t even enter his mind following the Four Nations, saying he simply wanted to get started on training with his new club. Roberts recently arrived in the United Kingdom following an impressive Four Nations with Samoa, where his performances earned rave reviews. And he said that he was ... Read More »

Peacock: TV money not earned by RFL’s acumen

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When Leeds Rhinos host Bradford Bulls on Sunday 25 January in Jamie Peacock’s testimonial game, it is likely to be the only time the two clubs meet in 2015. And Peacock himself, who made his Super League debut with the Bulls in 1999 before moving to Leeds in 2006, admits it will be a special feeling, not least because it ... Read More »

Coventry to travel to Oldham in League One Cup

Coventry Bears have been drawn away to Oldham in the first round of the League 1 Cup, after the draw was made on Friday night on Radio Warwickshire. The home teams were drawn by England and Wigan Warriors centre Dan Sarginson; the away teams were drawn by BBC Radio Coventry and Warwickshire presenter Clive Eakin. Community clubs East Leeds and ... Read More »

Rhino Sutcliffe leads charge against Aussie Schoolboys

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Liam Sutcliffe is among nine players with Super League experience heading into battle against the Australian Schoolboys when Leeds Rhinos’ Academy host the tourists tonight at Headingley Carnegie Stadium (KO 7pm). The Rhinos, who will be captained by hooker Robbie Ward, will also feature Jordan Baldwinson, Elliot Minchella, fullback Ashton Golding and winger Ash Handley, as well as Irish international ... Read More »

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