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Match report: London Broncos 16-30 Huddersfield Giants

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In a nutshell London Broncos gave a much-improved performance in their first game under new coach Joe Grima and were leading 16-10 at half-time, but the Giants came back to gain their fourth successive win. How it unfolded The Giant scored an early try from Shaun Lunt, although Danny Brough couldn’t add the conversion. But the Broncos replied on 18 ... Read More »

Ben Jones-Bishop to leave Leeds Rhinos

Ben Jones-Bishop taking on the side he is to join later this year. ©RLPhotos

Leeds Rhinos fullback or winger Ben Jones-Bishop is to leave Headingley at the end of the season. Jones-Bishop, 25, came through the Rhinos Academy ranks and took his try total to 53 in 76 games with his two tries in Thursday night’s win over Castleford Tigers. He made his debut in 2008 and played in the 2011 and 2012 Grand ... Read More »

Rugby League round-up: Saturday’s NRL action

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New Zealand Warriors earned their first victory at Eden Park, with a convincing 54-12 victory over Canberra Raiders, who have conceded over 50 points in successive games. Warriors’ halfback Shaun Johnson scored 26 points, converting all nine Warriors’ tries and scoring two himself. After their victory in Melbourne in their last game, it was another good result for the Warriors, ... Read More »

Match report: Warrington Wolves 42-10 Catalan Dragons

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In a nutshell The Wolves were far too strong for the Catalan Dragons tonight at the Halliwell Jones Stadium tonight, leading 24-0 at half-time and pulling further away in the second half. How it unfolded Catalan winger Michael Oldfield almost scored in the 15th minute after great work by Leon Pryce, but he was just pushed into touch by Matty ... Read More »

Match Report: Castleford Tigers 14 Leeds Rhinos 22

In a Nutshell Ben Jones-Bishop and Kallum Watkins both scored two tries for the Rhinos, while Jamie Peacock played for the full 80 minutes as the Rhinos overcame a spirited challenge from Castleford Tigers at the Mend-a-Hose Jungle. How it unfolded Ashley Gibson, Jordan Tansey and Liam Finn came back into the Tigers’ side that lost at Huddersfield on Sunday, ... Read More »

Match report: Catalan Dragons 37-24 Salford Red Devils

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In a nutshell Morgan Escaré scored three tries for the Dragons as they won an entertaining game at the Stade Gilbert Brutus. How it unfolded Escaré scored his first try in the first minute, with Daryl Millard adding a second try six minutes later, and William Barthau converting the first. And Escaré got the Dragons’ third try after 19 minutes, after ... Read More »

Match report: Samoa 32-16 Fiji

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In a nutshell Penani Manumalealii of the Cronulla Sharks scored a hat-trick of tries as the Samoans qualified for this season’s Four Nations tournament by beating Fiji in he Pacific Test at Penrith’s SportingBet Stadium in front of 9,063 spectators. How it unfolded The Samoans too the lead after 13 minutes when Manumalealii scored his first try. Krisnan Inu added ... Read More »

Match report: Leeds Rhinos 28-12 Wigan Warriors

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In a nutshell Zak Hardaker had an outstanding game for the Rhinos as they convincingly defeated a Wigan side without their captain Sean O’Loughlin. How it unfolded The Rhinos took the lead after 90 seconds, when Danny McGuire touched down a Kevin Sinfield kick that ws knocked back by Ryan Hall. Sinfield converted. Zak Hardaker extended the Rhinos’ lead after ... Read More »

Match Report: St Helens 48 London Broncos 18

In a Nutshell St Helens got back to winning ways with a comfortable victory over London Broncos at Langtree Park. How it unfolded Saints took the lead after 5 minutes when Jon Wilkin kicked to the line and Matty Dawson touched the ball down. with Luke Walsh converting. Five minutes later Walsh doubled Saints’ lead. when he scored his own ... Read More »

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