Finney confident of bright future at Widnes – as Vikings prepare to ask for parachute payment

New Widnes Vikings CEO Phil Finney insists the Vikings are determined to keep their current squad together this season – before revealing they will make a presentation to Super League in the coming weeks in an appeal for the remainder of their parachute payment. The Vikings are recovering from their recent spell in administration, and last week confirmed that Finney…

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Toulouse run up half-century against Barrow

Toulouse Olympique were far too good for Barrow Raiders this afternoon at the Stade Ernest Argeles, with a hat-trick of tries from centre Bastien Ader helping them to a 50-0 scoreline against the outgunned Cumbrian team. Most of the damage was done in the second half, after Olympique led 16-0 at half-time through an opening try by Ader’s fellow centre…

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Total Rugby League Stats Bulletin – Week 7

Another big weekend of Super League action gets underway tonight as Huddersfield Giants host St Helens at the John Smith’s Stadium. Here are all the facts and figures you need to know about all the games in the top division, plus the Championship and League 1! Super League Match stats & Player milestones Championship/League 1 – Match stats & Player…

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Barrow chairman alleges that Coral cup deal is one-year – and no TV deal agreed for Bash

Barrow chairman Steve Neale has written an extraordinary column attacking the Rugby Football League – in which he reveals that Coral’s deal for the Challenge Cup has a clause in which the title sponsor can withdraw after one season. Neale, writing in the North West Evening Mail, has detailed how he attended an RFL meeting last week along with other…

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