Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Rugby League News

Challenge Cup

Match Report: Dewsbury Rams 6-58 Wigan Warriors

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In a Nutshell Joe Burgess scored four tries as Wigan overcame a strong challenge from Dewsbury with eight tries in the second half. How it unfolded Dewsbury Rams gave a spirited performance in the first half to restrict their visitors to a 12-0 lead through two tries from winger Joe Burgess. And when Dale Morton scored a try converted by ... Read More »

Match report: Catalan Dragons 40-24 London Broncos

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In a nutshell Catalan’s resurgence continued as they saw off a dogged London in the South of France. How it unfolded First half: The Dragons led 16-6 at the break, as scores from Leon Pryce, Louis Anderson and Thomas Bosc put them in control. A Denny Solomona try was London’s only response. Second half: Three quick tries put the game ... Read More »

Richard Moore to return for Wildcats after lay-off

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Wildcats prop Richard Moore looks set to make his first appearance of the season against former club Leeds after recovering from a string of injuries. The 32-year-old has battled both calf and hamstring injuries picked up in pre-season when pitch quality was poor, but is fit again and raring to go. Taulima Tautai (hand), Reece Lyne (toe) and Scott Anderson ... Read More »

Jones-Bishop dropped as Hall set for 200th appearance

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Leeds and England winger Ryan Hall is set to make his 200th appearance for the Rhinos this weekend after being named in their 19-man squad to face Wakefield at the Rapid Solicitors stadium on Sunday, in round four of the Challenge Cup. Coach Brian McDermott has named a strong squad to face the plucky Wildcats, featuring Jamie Peacock, Kevin Sinfield ... Read More »

Goulding won’t play again, claims March

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Keighley Cougars coach Paul March does not think Barrow boss Bobbie Goulding will lace up his boots again, insisting he isn’t in good enough shape to do so. Former Great Britain star Goulding, 42, was appointed as Raiders coach last week and signed on playing terms, leaving him free to make a professional comeback almost a decade after he retired. ... Read More »

Match preview: Huddersfield v St Helens

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Arguably the tie of the round in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup this weekend is the tussle between last year’s league leaders Huddersfield and current table toppers St Helens. With the Saints still undefeated in 2014, it is a huge test for Paul Anderson and his men to overturn former ally Nathan Brown. The Giants have seemingly been given a huge ... Read More »

Fakir set to make Bulls debut against Oldham

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New Bradford signing Jamal Fakir has been named in Francis Cummins’ 19-man squad to face Oldham in Sunday’s Challenge Cup clash at the Provident Stadium. The France international, who penned a deal with the Bulls this week, could line up alongside Scotland World Cup star Dale Ferguson, who is back from injury six weeks ahead of schedule. Loanees Anthony Mullally ... Read More »

Wolves unveil Challenge Cup squad for Hull KR visit

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Warrington Wolves have named their 19-man squad for Sunday’s Challenge Cup round four clash with Hull Kingston Rovers. Coach Tony Smith is leaving nothing to chance and has picked a full-strength squad featuring all 17 of the side that defeated Huddersfield Giants last week. Warrington’s 19-man squad 1 Matty Russell 3 Chris Bridge 4 Ryan Atkins 5 Joel Monaghan 6 ... Read More »

Match preview: Hull KR v Warrington Wolves

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Hull Kingston Rovers and Warrington lock horns in one of five all-Super League clashes this weekend, with the Wolves looking to continue their rich recent history in the famous tournament. With Matthew Russell easing himself back to full fitness for the Wolves, the visitors are likely to be considered as favourites for their trip to East Hull – where they ... Read More »

Wellens hell-bent on adding silverware before retiring

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St Helens captain Paul Wellens is conscious his career is coming to an end and is determined to add some silverware to his cabinet before he hangs up his boots. The 34-year-old has not won a club trophy since 2008 and, very honestly, admits he never expected to experience such a drought. “I’ll be honest,” he said, “if you’d have ... Read More »