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International: Schools RL gaining momentum in Lebanon

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The Lebanese Rugby League Federation has pointed to its expanding school’s rugby league championship, sponsored by construction and telecommunications company GMEA for the third successive year, as an indicator of further growth of the sport in the country. The LRLF is in the process of rolling out a new schools and community club strategy which divides the country into operational ... Read More »

Harrison: Return of Bulls derby good for the game

Former Halifax coach Karl Harrison. ©RLPhotos

Halifax boss Karl Harrison says he is relishing the prospect of facing Bradford Bulls again next season – and thinks the return of the West Yorkshire derby will see crowd figures soar. The Odsal outfit were officially condemned to relegation on Sunday when they fell to Huddersfield Giants. It has been more than a decade since the two sides last ... Read More »

Watts: Black and Whites owe fans a performance

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Hull FC forward Liam Watts says his side owes its loyal supporters a good performance after they were torn apart by Wigan on Friday night. That “embarrassing” loss means the Airlie Birds have only Bradford and London – both of whom are now relegated – beneath them, and they head into a tough match against in-form Castleford on Thursday desperate ... Read More »

Anderson: Giants must act now to have play-off chance

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Huddersfield coach Paul Anderson insists his side have a lot of improving to do if they are to mount a challenge in the play-offs, despite scoring 52 points in a convincing win against Bradford yesterday. The Giants are now guaranteed a top-eight spot and, with six games to go, their attentions now turn to hitting form in time to progress ... Read More »

Debate: Should captains be punished more severely?

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Round 21 of Super League is only one game old, yet there are already plenty of talking points to discuss from the game on Thursday night. Leeds Rhinos and Castleford Tigers both had the chance to move top of Super League with a win, but they couldn’t be seperated in a thrilling 24-24 draw. However, the biggest talking point from ... Read More »

Red Devils extend Griffin contract and sign sibling

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Salford Red Devils have announced they have extended the contract of three-quarter Josh Griffin for a further two seasons. The youngster has impressed in his three games so far this season and is the brother of prop Darrell who has been at the Club since 2013. Continuing the family tradition the Red Devils have also signed their younger brother George ... Read More »

Green: Rovers wary of Salford threat

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Hull KR front rower James Green says the Robins are preparing to face a Salford Red Devils outfit at their best at the KC Lightstream Stadium on Sunday. Like the Robins, Iestyn Harris’ side have been inconsistent throughout much of 2014 but have impressed in recent victories over Huddersfield Giants and Hull FC after adding the likes of Kevin Locke ... Read More »

Red Devils reward youngsters with extended deals

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Salford Red Devils have today tied-up the long term future of three of its young stars. Jordan Walne, Adam Walne and Greg Johnson have all signed three year deals which will commence from the 2015 Super League season. CEO Martin Vickers said: “The three players who we have signed these contracts with the Club today have all shown the effort ... Read More »

Feature: The five most sought-after Bulls players

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If they fail to defeat Huddersfield on Sunday, Bradford Bulls will officially be relegated from Super League. The Odsal outfit currently sit second bottom in the table, a full 13 points adrift of Salford Red Devils and Hull FC with just seven games remaining. Although it is mathematically possible for the Bulls to stay afloat, they are almost certain to ... Read More »

Declan Hulme extends Widnes Vikings deal

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Widnes utility Declan Hulme has signed a 12-month contract extension at the Vikings. The versatile back, 21, has scored four tries in four Super League appearances this season, and scored two in their run to the Challenge Cup semi-finals. Hulme has spent time on dual registration duty in the Championship over the last two years. “He has so much potential ... Read More »