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Pitts quits Hull for Championship bow with Bulls

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Jay Pitts has signed a permanent deal with Bradford Bulls following a loan spell from Hull FC, according to reports. The 24-year-old, who had two years remaining on his contract with the black and whites, is said to have penned a permanent deal with Bradford this week. The reports suggest the former Rhinos youngster was released by the East Yorkshire ... Read More »

Shannan McPherson signs for Parramatta Eels

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Former Salford and South Sydney prop Shannan McPherson is returning to play in the NRL after signing a train-and-trial deal with Parramatta Eels. The 28-year-old was released by the Red Devils in June after two injury-ravaged. His departure freed up enough salary cap to allow Dr Marwan Koukash to sign New Zealand full-back Kevin Locke. Parramatta boss Brad Arthur said: ... Read More »

NCL to remain a summer competition, says RFL

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The National Conference League will remain a summer competition for the next three years, the RFL has announced. NCL Administrator David Lowe said: “Following on from the survey that we carried out and negotiation with the RFL, the National Conference League will for the next three years continue to run a summer competition. Clubs in attendance were informed of this ... Read More »

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

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Wednesday September 3 Boots ‘N’ All – 6pm, Sky Sports 1; 8pm, Sky Sports 4; 10pm, Sky Sports 2 Eddie Hemmings with guests Barrie McDermott & Terry O’Connor All the latest rugby league news & views Thursday September 4 Super League Preview – 11.30am, Sky Sports News HQ Guest: Terry O’Connor Super League Super Stars: Robbie Hunter-Paul – 7pm, Sky ... Read More »

International: Spanish Rugby League dream becoming a reality

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The inaugural president of the Asociacion Espanol Rugby League has reflected positively on the organisation’s first year. Salomé Sansano Zapata, who oversaw the creation of the AERL last August and its affiliation as an Observer of the RLEF in December, said: “The origin of rugby league in Spain arose from the love for this sport from a small group of ... Read More »

Kangaroos and Maroons winger Brent Tate retires aged 32

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Australia and Queensland stalwart Brent Tate has called time on his 13-year career in the NRL after picking up a fourth serious knee injury in this year’s State of Origin series. The 32-year-old winger, who has made 229 appearances in the NRL for three clubs, has 26 Australia caps and 23 Origin appearances. He suffered a near career-ending neck injury ... Read More »

Video highlights: Wakefield Wildcats v Salford Red Devils

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Extensive video highlights from Sunday’s Super League round 25 clash between Wakefield Wildcats and Salford Red Devils at the Rapid Solicitors stadium. What do you think about this story? Discuss this and much more on our free fans’ forum. For more Rugby League news and features, subscribe to League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect ... Read More »

Video highlights: Warrington Wolves v Huddersfield Giants

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Extensive video highlights from Thursday’s Super League round 25 clash between Warrington Wolves and Huddersfield Giants at the Haliwell Jones Stadium. What do you think about this story? Discuss this and much more on our free fans’ forum. For more Rugby League news and features, subscribe to League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with ... Read More »

Video highlights: Leeds Rhinos v St Helens

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Extensive video highlights from Friday’s Super League round 25 clash between Leeds Rhinos and St Helens at Headingley. What do you think about this story? Discuss this and much more on our free fans’ forum. For more Rugby League news and features, subscribe to League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with us on the ... Read More »