Clearance issues frustrate Huddersfield as Giants look to resolve Ukuma Ta’ai matter

Huddersfield Giants officials say they are working with Ukuma Ta’ai to resolve his RFL clearance to enable him to play against Catalans this weekend.  The Tongan forward is working with a specialist lawyer to resolve the issue, which stopped him playing for the Giants in their opening-round defeat against Salford. A club spokesman described the process as “extremely complex and…

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RFL ask Sheffield for explanation following Will Hope injury

The Rugby Football League say they have asked Sheffield Eagles to explain the circumstances behind the injury suffered to Will Hope. Hope suffered a horrific ankle and leg injury during Swinton’s defeat at the Eagles, but revealed he had been forced to go to hospital via the Swinton team coach as the injury wasn’t deemed a priority for an ambulance.…

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Outrage as Swinton player with ‘foot facing wrong way’ carried to hospital due to no ambulance

Will Hope, the Swinton Lions forward who suffered a shocking injury on Sunday, has revealed he had to be carried to hospital after his injury wasn’t deemed serious enough for an ambulance, despite his ‘foot facing the wrong way’. The Ireland international suffered various breaks, torn ligaments and dislocations in the opening minute of Swinton’s defeat to Sheffield. However, despite…

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