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Wigan star banned for three matches

Wigan Warriors player Gil Dudson has been suspended for three matches after pleading guilty to making a Grade C shoulder charge on Josh Drinkwater of London Broncos in the ninth minute of a First Utility Super League Round 19 fixture played on Sunday July 6, 2014. Dudson was also fined £300 when he appeared before an independent tribunal this afternoon. ... Read More »

NRL Stars Rise for Alex

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State of Origin captains Paul Gallen and Cameron Smith have taken the rare step of putting aside State rivalries to join forces for Alex McKinnon’s fundraising campaign. Known for their fierce on-field competition, the captains stood side-by-side today at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, to officially launch the RiseForAlex Round (18-21 July) and detail the ways Rugby League fans and the public ... Read More »

Saints and Wigan coaches fined by RFL

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St Helens coach Nathan Brown has been fined £1,000 after being found guilty of misconduct for comments about match referee Phil Bentham made following the First Utility Super League win over Wigan Warriors. He was deemed to be in breach of Operational Rule D1.8 (c) by engaging in conduct which is prejudicial to the interests of the game; Operational Rule D1.10 ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils next target – Fuifui Moimoi?

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The transfer rumour mill at Salford Red Devils continues to churn out headlines, and reports suggest Marwan Koukash’s next big target is a former Test prop. At the age of 34, Fuifui Moimoi is being heavily linked with a move to Super League, after a career in the NRL with the Parramatta Eels. He has played internationally for both Tonga ... Read More »

Debate: Is Daryl Clark now England’s elite hooker?

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Another win for the Castleford Tigers on Thursday night was once again dominated by another outstanding performance from Daryl Clark, with the hooker grabbing a hat-trick to take his tally to 12 tries already in Super League 2014. Questions have been raised all season about where Clark will be plying his trade next season, but before that, there is an ... Read More »

Hull KR sack coach Craig Sandercock

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Hull KR have sacked their head coach Craig Sandercock. The Robins have won just 7 of their 19 games this season, and sit three points outside of the top eight, with the race for the top eight heating up. The club and Sandercock had been in talks over a new deal for a lengthy period now, but with the Hull ... Read More »

Saints snap up Shannon McDonnell

Former Hull FC full-back Shannon McDonnell. ©RLPhotos

St Helens have signed Shannon McDonnell until the end of the season. The 26-year-old full back joins as a free agent having previously been with Hull FC. “Shannon is a great addition for us,” Saints Head Coach Nathan Brown said. “He has a lot of experience in his position and will add strength and depth to our squad. “Losing Jonny ... Read More »

Hull KR boss hoping for double injury boost this week

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Hull KR head coach Craig Sandercock is hoping for a massive boost on the injury front this week, as he hopes to welcome back two key forwards ahead of their massive clash against table-topping St Helens on Sunday. The Robins are still chasing the pack when it comes to the top eight, after slipping to a narrow defeat against Huddersfield ... Read More »

Chris Hill signs Warrington contract extension

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Warrington Wolves prop Chris Hill has agreed a new and improved five-and-a-half-year deal keeping him at the club until November 2019. The club is delighted to have secured Hill, 26, on an improved long-term contract, which follows on from his new deal last October. It comes on the back of his form in last year’s Internationals, his first-class performances so ... Read More »

Rugby League returns to Cardiff Arms Park

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Wales Rugby League are taking three matches to Cardiff Arms Park on Sunday 27th July thanks to sponsorship from Cardiff International Pool. The six-hour event will showcase three different levels of competitive Rugby League and will be headlined by the Kingstone Press Championship 1 fixture between South Wales Scorpions and London Skolars which will kick-off at 3pm. Two hours earlier ... Read More »