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Robins land Swinton star Atkin

Robins land Swinton star Atkin

Hull Kingston Rovers have won the race for Swinton halfback Chris Atkin for next season. The talented playmaker – who is an accomplished goal kicker – is thought to have been on the radar of several clubs, including Salford. But

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Castleford lead Wardle chase

Castleford lead Wardle chase

JOE WARDLE is set for a Super League return next season with league leaders Castleford Tigers. League Express revealed the former Huddersfield Giants centre has decided to call time on his NRL career at the end of the season and

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Leigh land Hull youngster Rawsthorne

Leigh land Hull youngster Rawsthorne

Leigh Centurions have signed Hull FC youngster Nick Rawsthorne on a one-month loan. Rawsthorne, 21, made his debut for the Black and Whites against Leigh during the recent double header weekend and scored two tries in their defeat to Catalans.

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Aston offers damning verdict on ‘heartless’ Sheffield

Aston offers damning verdict on ‘heartless’ Sheffield

Mark Aston described his side as “heartless and soulless” after they were humiliated by Batley Bulldogs. Aston watched on in horror as his side went down 70-12 to Batley, who leapfrogged them in the table as a result. It was

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Powell wary of Hull hoodoo

Powell wary of Hull hoodoo

Castleford head coach Daryl Powell admitted his side had been outplayed by Hull FC, and admitted his side need to find a way to overcome the Black and Whites. For the second time this season, the Tigers came unstuck against

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Three players charged by the RFL

Three players charged by the RFL

Matty Ashurst, Sam Rapira and Stefan Ratchford have all been charged by the RFL following incidents in last week’s action. Wakefield back-row Ashurst has been cited for a Grade A dangerous contact offence, while Rapira and Ratchford have been handed

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Radford eagerly anticipating season run-in after Hull advance to Challenge Cup semi-final

Radford eagerly anticipating season run-in after Hull advance to Challenge Cup semi-final

Lee Radford couldn’t contain his excitement after watching his side make the semi-finals of the Challenge Cup, and set up a clash with Leeds Rhinos. The Black and Whites defeated league leaders Castleford 32-24 to keep their hopes of retaining

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St Helens to appeal Ben Barba ban

St Helens to appeal Ben Barba ban

St Helens Chairman Eamonn McManus has confirmed that he is determined to overturn the twelve-game suspension that the RFL insists his marquee player has to serve before playing in Super League. The suspension was imposed by the NRL in the

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Challenge Cup semi-finals heading to Doncaster and Warrington

Challenge Cup semi-finals heading to Doncaster and Warrington

Doncaster’s Keepmoat Stadium and Warrington’s Halliwell Jones Stadium will host the two semi-finals of this season’s Ladbroke’s Challenge Cup. Hull’s quest for a second successive Wembley appearance will see them take on the Rhinos in Doncaster on Saturday, July 29th,

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Warrington confirm signing of Kiwi international Hiku

Warrington confirm signing of Kiwi international Hiku

Warrington Wolves have confirmed the signing of New Zealand international Peta Hiku on a two-and-a-half-year deal. Hiku, a versatile star who can play at centre and halfback, joins the club with immediate effect from Penrith Panthers, subject to a visa.

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