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Todd Carney pictured with convicted drug smuggler

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Disgraced NRL star Todd Carney continues to display poor judgement after being pictured in Bali with convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby. The 28-year-old, who was sacked by Cronulla Sharks last month after a photo of him seemingly urinating in his mouth went viral on social media, posted a photo on Facebook of him with the 37-year-old, right, who was recently ... Read More »

York City Knights kick off the drop-goal challenge

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Championship One side York City Knights have kicked off (quite literally!) a new Super League TV challenge in which teams are asked to land as many drop-goals as they can in 60 seconds. Watch the video below to see how winger George Elliott got on. James Haynes provided the passes. What do you think about this story? Discuss this and ... Read More »

Sinfield in no mood to explain or discuss Dorn headbutt

Kevin-Sinfield

Leeds Rhinos captain Kevin Sinfield is in no mood for reflecting upon the headbutting incident that has landed him a two-game ban, insisting he is simply focused on making his comeback and being in optimum shape for it. Sinfield’s headbutt on Castleford Tigers’ Luke Dorn earlier this month resulted in him being sent off for the first time in his ... Read More »

Gareth Ellis: There’s still more to come

Gareth-Ellis

Hull FC captain Gareth Ellis is in talks with the club over extending his contract. The former Great Britain international has a year left to run on his current deal but has enjoyed a stellar season and doesn’t look like slowing down any time soon. “I’ve had some small talks with the club about what I want to do, and ... Read More »

Rhinos: Leuluai signs one-year contract extension

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Veteran Leeds prop Kylie Leuluai, 36, has confirmed he will remain a Rhino for the 2015 season. The New Zealander has been in great form this season – his eighth in blue and amber since joining from Manly Sea Eagles in 2007 – and has made more metres per carry than any other forward at the club (8.12m). Something which ... Read More »

Monaghan, Waterhouse and Grix back for Wolves

Michael Monaghan

Warrington Wolves have been boosted by the return of Michael Monaghan, Trent Waterhouse and Simon Grix to their 19-man squad for their round 23 clash with Catalan Dragons on Friday night. The French outfit have been less fortunate, though, and have been forced into changes due to the absence of Olivier Elima (injured) and Vincent Duport (suspended). Warrington Wolves 19-man ... Read More »

Hauraki to miss Challenge Cup semi-final

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Castleford Tigers back-rower Weller Hauraki will miss his club’s Tetley’s Challenge Cup semi-final after being handed a two-match suspension. Hauraki was given the ban, along with a £300 fine, after admitting a grade C offence of recklessly striking with his knees in a clash with Hull FC’s teenage stand-off Jordan Abdull in the Tigers’ 18-18 First Utility Super League draw ... Read More »

Rugby League continues to thrive in Czech Republic

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Vrchlabi, home of the Mad Squirrels club, will be a hot-bed of rugby league from tomorrow (Thursday) when a week of development work featuring five countries commences. RLEF Coaching Manager, Martin Crick, will oversee the first phase of a coach tutor course for the Czech Republic hosts, Malta and Sweden, as part of the EU Leadership Devolution Project. Then, on ... Read More »

Koukash: “We are heading in the right direction”

Dr Marwan Koukash. ©RLphotos

Salford owner Dr Marwan Koukash has described the Red Devils’ recent transformation as “quite remarkable”. After a slow and disappointing start to the season, the Red Devils are finally starting to gel as a team and the introductions of Kevin Locke and Mason Caton-Brown have seen them pick up impressive victories - including a convincing win over Huddersfield Giants -  ... Read More »

Broncos sign young academy star

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London Broncos have announced the signing of promising youngster Alex Walker, 18, on a first team contract after a spell in the club’s under-19s set up. Walker joined the first team squad this month on a one-year deal having completed his studies. He played his rugby league at Brentwood and Newham Dockers before joining the London Broncos youth system. “It’s ... Read More »