Toulouse overpower Halifax in France

Toulouse Olympique cruised to victory against Halifax in France today, winning 28-6 to get their Qualifiers campaign off the mark, while leaving Halifax without a victory in their opening two matches of the campaign. Olympique always looked comfortable, cruising to a 16-0 half-time lead through two tries by Italian international Chris Centrone and one from Paul Marcon. In the second…

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Don’t miss Rugby League World – Out Now!

AS the old saying goes, there’s a big world out there, and the latest issue of Rugby League World magazine has certainly lived up to its name this month. Among our interviewees are Wigan ace Sam Tomkins, who will be playing his rugby in the South of France next year, and women’s star Courtney Hill, who tells us about her…

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Halifax edge Featherstone in nail-biting Summer Bash clash

Halifax fought off a second-half comeback to seal a 24-18 win over Featherstone Rovers and move to within one point of the top four. Rovers had led 18-14 after trailing 14-0 at half time however they couldn’t hold on as they fell to their fourth defeat from four Summer Bash visits. Scott Murrell claimed Ben Kaye’s grubber kick to touch…

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Halifax sign Castleford forward Will Maher on season-long loan for 2018

Castleford forward Will Maher has joined the club’s dual-registration partner Halifax on a season-long loan. The Cumbrian-born forward, who has found opportunities hard to come by at the Tigers in recent months, will continue his development with Richard Marshall’s ambitious Championship side in 2018. Maher spent last season with fellow Championship side Batley, but will now join Fax as they…

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Halifax to continue with reserve grade in 2018

Halifax have committed to funding their reserve grade side for 2018. The Championship club have continued to develop players below first-grade under Richard Marshall, with several players establishing themselves as first-team regulars at Fax this year. Hooker Brandon Moore was nominated for the Championship’s Young Player of the Year award this year after first getting his chance in the club’s…

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Fax land Kidd

Halifax have completed the signing of Gloucestershire All Golds star Harry Kidd. The prop was a member of England’s Student World Cup squad that reached the semi-finals earlier this year, while domestically he was named as the All Golds’ players’ player and most improved player of the year. He becomes the club’s first signing for 2018 as Richard Marshall attempts…

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Halifax in discussions with several clubs over dual-reg agreement

Halifax head coach Richard Marshall has confirmed the club could change dual-registration partners in 2018. The Championship club established a link with Salford Red Devils this season and had a number of players feature for them during the Championship campaign, including the likes of Ryan Lannon, Niall Evalds and Josh Wood. However, Marshall has confirmed they are pursuing several options…

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Halifax youngster calls for reserve grade to be increased after making senior debut

A young Halifax player has called on reserve grade to be introduced on a wider scale. Will Calcott made his professional debut for his hometown club on Friday in their defeat to Leigh Centurions. The 19-year-old is the latest product of Halifax’s reserve grade system, which has helped develop a number of first-team players for Richard Marshall’s side since it…

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