Sunday, February 1, 2015
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Rabbitohs win NRL Nines

England's George Burgess played for the Rabbitohs

South Sydney have won the NRL Nines in Auckland, beating Cronulla Sharks 18-14 in the final at Eden Park, with the Rabbitohs’ halfback Adam Reynolds being voted the Player of the Tournament. Former Warrington star Matt King, who came out of retirement to play in the tournament, scored a crucial try for the Rabbitohs in the final. The Rabbitohs, who ... Read More »

Ladbrokes Challenge Cup First Round Results

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British Army 8 – 20 Wath Brow Hornets Royal Air Force 0 – 48 Siddal Walney Central 28 – 8 Hunslet Parkside Castleford Lock Lane 64 – 0 Sharlston Rovers East Leeds 12 – 20 Kells Egremont Rangers 28 – 0 Wigan St Judes Elland 26 – 0 Leeds Beckett University Hull Dockers 10 – 6 Leigh Miners Loughborough Univ 16 ... Read More »

NRL Dick Smith Nines – First Day’s Results

RANGITOTO POOL Eels 22-17 Eagles Knights 18-7 Dragons Eels 21-15 Knights Dragons 25-21 Eagles WAIHEKE POOL Cowboys 17-8 Storm Rabbitohs 11-4 Panthers Storm 20-4 Panthers Rabbitohs 19-12 Cowboys HUNUA POOL Tigers 16-10 Raiders Warriors 17-10 Titans Tigers 26-0 Titans Raiders 23-19 Warriors PIHA POOL Roosters 6-4 Broncos Sharks 17-4 Bulldogs Roosters 10-6 Bullodgs Sharks 31-4 Broncos WOMEN’S POOL New Zealand ... Read More »

NRL to have four themed rounds

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The NRL has announced that there will be four themed rounds during the 2015 Telstra Premiership. The NRL’s Head of Marketing, Lewis Pullen, said the themed rounds will focus attention on important aspects of Rugby League. They will have the following titles. Play NRL (round 3) – encouraging children and families to participate in Rugby League Women In League (round 10) – acknowledging ... Read More »

NRL Nines ready to go

9s RL is beginning to spread across the world.

The NRL’s Dick Smith Nines will kick off tonight at 11.30pm GMT in Auckland – the second successive year that the Nines competition has effectively opened the NRL season. All 16 NRL clubs will take part, although some clubs will not play some of their star players, with last year’s winners North Queensland Cowboys again excluding their captain Johnathan Thurston, ... Read More »

Leeds extend sponsorship deal

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The Leeds Building Society has announced it is extending its term as the main club sponsor of Leeds Rhinos until the end of the 2017 season. The Society’s sponsorship of the Rhinos, which began in 2007, is now going into its ninth season in 2015, and both parties are delighted to extend their partnership. Leeds Building Society Chief Executive Peter ... Read More »

Video: A tale of two Rhinos – JP and JJB open up

Jamie Peacock

Last week, as part of his testimonial, Leeds Rhinos star Jamie Peacock took part in a fascinating – and, at times, hilarious – question and answer session alongside team-mate Jamie Jones-Buchanan. The experienced duo discussed everything from their origins in the game to the Challenge Cup heartache they shared, as well as the euphoria of finally claiming the prestigious trophy ... Read More »

Rovers sign Carvell and reveal squad numbers

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Featherstone Rovers have signed former Great Britain, England and Wales international Garreth Carvell on a two-year contract. Carvell made his Super League debut at the age of 16 for Leeds Rhinos in 1997 and represented Wales in the 2000 World Cup before moving to Hull in 2001, where he made 164 appearances, including a trip to the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff ... Read More »

Carney given squad number 6 for Catalans

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New Catalans Dragons signing Todd Carney has been given the number 6 squad shirt for the 2015 season by Dragons coach Laurent Frayssinous. Carney, who scored two tries for the Dragons as they defeated a French Elite selection 58-24 at the weekend, takes the shirt that was last year given to Thomas Bosc, who will this season wear shirt number ... Read More »

Competition: Win tickets to the 2015 season launch

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We have teamed up with League Express newspaper and the Rugby Football League to offer five lucky readers a pair of tickets to the official launch of the 2015 Rugby League season – Rugby League Rocks. Set to be held at Victoria Warehouse (Manchester, M17 1AG) on Sunday February 1, between 6-9pm this exciting event is designed to herald in ... Read More »