Halifax to land former Super League forward

Halifax’s impressive recruitment for 2019 is set to continue with the signing of French international Kevin Larroyer. TotalRL understands the Championship club is close to agreeing terms with the former Hull KR and Castleford back-rower after finalising his release from Leigh Centurions. The 29-year-old is believed to be one of two players Leigh had been unable to come to terms…

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McDermott aspiring for Grand Final success with Toronto

Brian McDermott believes Toronto Wolfpack can change the face of Rugby League after being unveiled as their new head coach. McDermott, Super League’s most successful ever coach, has returned to the sport to coach the Wolfpack five months after being sacked by Leeds, where he won four Grand Finals in eight seasons. The proposition of coaching the Canadian club is…

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Exclusive: John Duffy in talks to become new Leigh Centurions coach

Featherstone Rovers coach John Duffy is in talks to become the new head coach at Championship rivals Leigh Centurions, TotalRL can exclusively reveal. Duffy is under contract with Featherstone for 2019 but is interested in taking on the vacant coaching position at Leigh, despite a significant amount of turmoil surrounding the Centurions at the moment. They are still yet to…

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Former Great Britain international to join Bradford’s coaching staff

Garreth Carvell, the head of the Rugby League Players Association, is set to join the coaching staff at Bradford Bulls. TotalRL understands the former Wales, England and Great Britain international has agreed to join John Kear’s coaching staff ahead of their return to the Championship and will link up with the Bulls with immediate effect. The 38-year-old, who won the…

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Brian McDermott named new Toronto Wolfpack head coach

Toronto Wolfpack have confirmed Brian McDermott as their new head coach. The ambitious Trans-Atlantic club has moved to secure Super League’s most successful ever coach following the departure of Paul Rowley this week. The 48-year-old returns to the sport after a five-month absence, having been sacked by Leeds Rhinos earlier this year following a seven-game losing streak that saw the…

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