Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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England should play the Knights, says Schofield

The Knights in action in 2013

Former Great Britain captain Garry Schofield believes a match between the England national team and the second-string Knights is the best solution for a mid-season representative fixture. Writing in his ‘Pulling No Punches’ column in this week’s League Express, the 49-year-old said he feels strongly there should be at least one test during the campaign similar to State of Origin, ... Read More »

Giants: Luke Robinson signs contract extension

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Huddersfield scrum-half Luke Robinson has signed a contract extension that will see him remain with the Giants until the end of 2017. The 30-year-old, who has made over 200 appearances for the club since signing in 2008, has his sights set on winning silverware before the deal expires. “I want to win something here and I know we can do ... Read More »

Golden Boot: 2014 shortlist revealed

Kevin Sinfield won the Golden Boot in 2012

The six-man shortlist for the 2014 Golden Boot has just been officially unveiled in issue 404 of Rugby League World magazine. The only place to read the shortlist currently is in the digital version of the monthly publication, which can be accessed on your smartphone, computer or tablet by following this link. The prestigious international award, which was won by Johnathan ... Read More »

Lebanese Rugby League Championship kicks off this weekend

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The Lebanese Rugby League Championship is set to kick off this Saturday (22nd November) on the country’s Independence Day. Four clubs will participate and the season opens with a double-header with defending champions Jounieh Al Galacticos Predators facing Immortals – in a repeat of last year’s Grand Final – at University Libainase, with Wolves versus Tripoli following. Wolves RLFC, who ... Read More »

Jamie Ellis wants regular starting spot at Huddersfield

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New Huddersfield signing Jamie Ellis is relishing pre-season training with the Giants and insists he is targeting a regular starting spot in Paul Anderson’s side next season. The former Castleford utility, who was signed to give the likes of Danny Brough, Luke Robinson and Shaun Lunt competition, admits training has been difficult so far. “Pre-season has been pretty tough so ... Read More »

London Broncos sign Sean Morris from Oxford

Joey Grima looks happy with his new signing

London Broncos have signed Sean Morris on a one-year full time deal from Oxford RL. The 25-year-old played two games for the Broncos at the start of 2014 while on trial. He has been with Oxford RL since its inception having switched codes from the 15-man game where he played for Oxford University. In his debut season in Kingstone Press ... Read More »

“Disappointed” Ablett looking at the positives

Carl Ablett

Leeds Rhinos utility Carl Ablett admits he was “disappointed” to miss out on England selection for the Four Nations but insists he has put it all behind him. The 28-year-old, who was initially selected in Steve McNamara’s train-on squad in June but didn’t make the final cut, says there is a silver lining to the cloud: being able to have ... Read More »

Greg Burke wants to follow in Josh Charnley’s footsteps

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Wigan forward Greg Burke wants to emulate team-mate Josh Charnley by impressing during a loan spell with Hull Kingston Rovers then returning to Wigan in a more prominent role. England winger Charnley spent five games with the Robins in 2010 before going back to the Warriors and becoming a regular starter. Although Burke is spending a full season in East ... Read More »

Brough impressed by new Giants signings

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Huddersfield captain Danny Brough has praised the four new signings made by Giants coach Paul Anderson. The West Yorkshire club have spent shrewdly so far this off-season, adding promising Bradford academy product Oliver Roberts and Wigan prop Jack Hughes to Castleford duo Jamie Ellis and Craig Huby. “I’ve been really impressed with the way everyone’s got stuck in from day ... Read More »

Todd Carney: Catalans can be a force in Super League

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Former Dally M medal winner Todd Carney was officially unveiled as a Catalans player yesterday and took part in a press conference with new team-mate Willie Tonga and Dragons president Bernard Guasch. Here are some of the best quotes from the 28-year-old. On his expectations “I have a high expectation of myself so I have high expectations. For me, I ... Read More »