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Hull roar back to beat Leeds

Hull FC had their 19-year-old centre Jack Logan to thank, as the youngster scored two of the Black and Whites’ four tries in the final 20 minutes of the game to seal a remarkable 24-19 victory against Leeds Rhinos at the KC Stadium. It was a fitting result for Hull veteran Richard Horne, who was making his last appearance for ... Read More »

Giants beat 12-man Saints to hand initiative to Tigers

Castleford Tigers will go to Perpignan on Saturday with the chance to claim the League Leaders’ Shield in the penultimate match of the 2014 Super League competition, after St Helens went down 17-16 tonight at Huddersfield Giants. Saints came into the game needing a draw to win the Shield, and when Lance Hohaia touched down on 60 minutes, following a ... Read More »

Warriors recover to secure top-four placing

Wigan Warriors recovered from a 4-18 half-time deficit to seal a 24-20 victory tonight against Warrington Wolves to grab a place in the top four, while the Wolves will have to wait for the result of Huddersfield’s game against St Helens on Friday night before knowing whether they have finished in the top four. The main worry for Wigan after ... Read More »

Matty Blythe: Something special will happen at Bradford


Bradford utility Matty Blythe has said he feels something great can happen at the Bulls over the next couple of years and he can’t wait to be a part of it. The 25-year-old became the 20th member of the squad for next season, after having agreeing a new two-year deal with the club. And he admits he had no hesitation ... Read More »

Joel Monaghan wants to send brother off in style


Warrington Wolves winger Joel Monaghan is relishing the final games of this season as they will be his last playing alongside brother Michael. The elder Monaghan sibling recently revealed his plans to retire at the end of the season and Joel admits he will be doing all he can to make sure his brother goes out in style. “These will ... Read More »

Championship: Dave Woods to depart Whitehaven


Following a board meeting earlier this week, Whitehaven have confirmed Dave Woods is surplus to requirements and that they are looking for a new coach for 2015. Woods, who arrived at Whitehaven in 2012, has an impressive coaching record, helping Castleford back into Super League in 2005 and winning promotion from Championship One with both Gateshead and York in 2008 ... Read More »

Wembley pain can shape my future, says Sneyd


Castleford Tigers halfback Marc Sneyd has said that his painful Wembley experience can be used as a motivational tool for the rest of his career. Sneyd endured a torrid afternoon for the Tigers in the Challenge Cup final, being hauled off by coach Daryl Powell after just 26 minutes of their defeat to Leeds, before returning midway through the second-half. ... Read More »

Adam Walker: Me and Jonny were bad for each other

Adam takes on the Giants defence

Hull KR forward Adam Walker insists he has put his off-field disciplinary matters “well and truly” behind him and wants to repay coach Chris Chester by concentrating solely on producing his best for the Robins. Since being dropped in July, when Rovers beat St Helens 40-10 in the same week twin brother Jonathan was released for a breach of club ... Read More »

Powell excited by World Club Series announcement


Castleford coach Daryl Powell thinks it would be “awesome” to lock horns with some of the NRL’s elite sides, after it was confirmed last week that the World Club Challenge will be expanded to a six-team competition next year. The two Super League Grand Finalists, as well as the highest-ranked team in the league ladder that goes out at the ... Read More »

England’s loss can be Leeds’ gain, says McDermott


Leeds Rhinos coach Brian McDermott believes Kevin Sinfield’s international retirement will be beneficial to both his side and his captain’s future career. Sinfield announced last week that he would not take part in this autumn’s Four Nations in Australia and New Zealand or add to his 26 England caps and 14 Great Britain appearances in the future. “This is a ... Read More »