Back to homepage

Posts From Matthew Shaw

Fifita rips into Schofield after Wakefield jibe

Fifita rips into Schofield after Wakefield jibe

David Fifita has hit back at Garry Schofield after he ridiculed Wakefield’s forwards, days before they overturned Leigh. The League Express pundit berated the performance of the Wakefield pack in their most recent defeat to Leeds Rhinos, claiming the Leigh

Read Full Article
Featherstone disappointed with Wakefield rejection

Featherstone disappointed with Wakefield rejection

Featherstone Rovers have revealed their “disappointment” towards Wakefield Trinity chairman Michael Carter’s comments after he ruled out a move to Featherstone’s Big Fellas Stadium in 2018. The Championship club claim they received no official response from Wakefield Trinity, although the

Read Full Article
Panthers hammer Newcastle

Panthers hammer Newcastle

Penrith Panthers picked up their second win of the season as they trounced Newcastle Knights 40-0. Former Huddersfield Giants centre Joe Wardle had a debut to forget as the Knights were comfortably dispatched despite the Scotland international impressing. The rout

Read Full Article
Houston demands more resilience from Widnes

Houston demands more resilience from Widnes

Widnes co-captain Chris Houston has called on his side to be tough to beat as they continue their search for a first win against Salford. The Vikings are 11th in Super League following one draw and four defeats at the

Read Full Article
Wakefield produce stunning comeback to defeat Leigh

Wakefield produce stunning comeback to defeat Leigh

Wakefield Trinity overturned a 24-12 half-time deficit to defeat Leigh Centurions 28-24. After a one-sided first-half in which Neil Jukes’ side dominated, Trinity put in a much-improved display in the final 40 minutes and Ben Jones-Bishop’s try ultimately secured victory.

Read Full Article
Three more Salford stars sign new deals

Three more Salford stars sign new deals

Three key Salford Red Devils players have signed new deals with the club, owner Marwan Koukash has confirmed. Junior Sa’u, Weller Hauraki and Lama Tasi have all extended their stays with the club, following in the footsteps of Ben Murdoch-Masila

Read Full Article
Cancer patient inspires Salford to victory over Castleford

Cancer patient inspires Salford to victory over Castleford

Salford Red Devils provided a cancer patient with a day to remember as he inspired the team ahead of their victory over Castleford. Loyal fan Anthony McConaghy, 61, was presented a special invite by the club and was asked to

Read Full Article
Widnes lose Cahill as injury woes continue

Widnes lose Cahill as injury woes continue

Widnes Vikings will be without Hep Cahill for six weeks after he suffered a PCL injury. Denis Betts confirmed that the loose-forward would miss the Easter period and beyond after suffering a similar injury to Vikings teammate Joe Mellor. It

Read Full Article
Roosters edge Rabbitohs to extend unbeaten start

Roosters edge Rabbitohs to extend unbeaten start

South Sydney Roosters picked up their fourth consecutive victory as they defeated city rivals South Sydney Rabbitohs to move top of the NRL. A superb opening 40 minutes saw Trent Robinson’s side take a 14-0 lead, with Daniel Tupou’s second-half

Read Full Article
Rugby League’s Sport England funding cut by 38%

Rugby League’s Sport England funding cut by 38%

Sport England has slashed its funding towards Rugby League, offering £10.75m over the next four-year period. The funding received is a 38% deduction from the previous four-year cycle, when the Rugby Football League was awarded £17.5m to help the development

Read Full Article