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Video: Daryl Clark wins try of the month for July

Daryl-Clark

Castleford hooker Daryl Clark has been awarded BRUT’s try of the month award for July thanks to a sensational solo effort against Widnes in round 19. Watch the video below to see who else made the top five. What do you think about this story? Discuss this and much more on our free fans’ forum. For more Rugby League news ... Read More »

Isa charged on two counts of dangerous contact

Willie-Isa

Widnes Vikings player Willie Isa has been charged with two disciplinary offences following incidents in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup semi-final against Castleford Tigers at Leigh Sports Village. Isa has been charged with Grade B dangerous contact on Castleford Tigers player Kirk Dixon in the 62nd minute of the game. He has also been charged with Grade B dangerous contact on ... Read More »

Vikings apologise after fans invade pitch in Challenge Cup

Gen-15

Widnes Vikings have released a statement following yesterday’s Challenge Cup semi-final loss to Castleford Tigers, in which a group of fans invaded the pitch at the end of the match. It reads: “We have pledged to work with the RFL to investigate the disgraceful scenes that followed at the conclusion of the Semi-Final of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup at Leigh ... Read More »

Saints sign seven scholarship starlets

Gen-19

St Helens have secured the services of seven young players, six of which hail from the Club’s ‘Outstanding’ Scholarship programme. Lewis Furlong, Robert Fairclough, Mike Weldon, Josh Eaves, Matthew Costello, Brad Billsborough and Matthew Lees have all put pen to paper on pro terms. Neil Kilshaw, Saints Player Performance Manager, said: “All seven players are a credit to their community ... Read More »

RFL release statement addressing Widnes pitch invaders

Gen-14

Following the incident involving some spectators at the end of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup semi-final at Leigh Sports Village between Castleford Tigers and Widnes Vikings yesterday, the RFL have said they will await reports from the stadium, the police and the two clubs before deciding what action to take. The behaviour of the vast majority of fans was exemplary and ... Read More »

Thursday XIII: Challenge Cup Kings

Offiah-Martin

There’s only one path we could have gone down this week for our Thursday 13; given how it’s Challenge Cup semi-final weekend, we had to ask you for your iconic cup greats! In truth, there were a whole host of stars we could have picked from over 100 years of cup action, but we threw the challenge out to you ... Read More »

What’s on this week: Rugby League on radio and TV

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Wednesday August 6 Boots ‘N’ All – 6.30pm, Sky Sports 4 & 10pm, Sky Sports 2 Brian Carney with guests Terry O’Connor & John Kear All the latest rugby league news & views Saturday 9th August Live Tetley’s Challenge Cup semi-final: Leeds Rhinos v Warrington Wolves – 2pm, BBC One HD Presenter: Tanya Arnold Studio Guests: Brian Noble, Eorl Crabtree ... Read More »

Red Devils: Koukash to set up advisory fan panel

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Salford owner Dr Marwan Koukash is calling on Red Devils season ticket holders to apply for a position on a new advisory panel to help with “future plans and decisions for the club”. The 12-strong board of fans will essentially serve as Koukash’s counsel on everything from the design of next season’s shirt to business decisions. Click here to download ... Read More »

Smith: It’s only fair Sinfield is playing

Tony-Smith

Warrington boss Tony Smith believes Kevin Sinfield’s two-match ban for a headbutt on Luke Dorn a fortnight ago was the right decision and insists he’s glad it didn’t force the Leeds Rhinos captain out of Saturday’s Challenge Cup semi-final. “Any more than two games with his impeccable record would have been wrong,” Smith told the Yorkshire Evening Post. Click here ... Read More »

Wigan hang onto prop Scott Taylor… For now

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Wigan have activated a clause in prop Scott Taylor’s contract that has prevented him from joining Hull FC at the end of this season. The Hull-born 23-year-old has been heavily linked with a return to his hometown having spent two years with the Warriors following a lucrative move from Hull KR. Despite his affiliation with the Robins, Taylor is from ... Read More »