Four way split at top of Albert Goldthorpe Medal Rankings

Following Round 6 of Super League there is now a four-way split at the top of the Albert Goldthorpe Medal table. Castleford’s Liam Watts and Warrington’s Daryl Clark both earned three points for their performances against Wigan and Salford respectively, and they now join Hull KR’s Mitch Garbutt and Salford’s Jackson Hastings at the head of the table with ten…

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Bateman off to a winning NRL start

Former Wigan star John Bateman was impressive today as his team the Canberra Raiders triumphed over the Gold Coast Titans in appallingly wet conditions in Queensland, eventually winning 21-0. The Titans suffered a blow before the start, when halfback Ash Taylor had to withdraw with an injury, and during the game they also lost Tyrone Roberts, signed from Warrington, with…

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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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Taumalolo stars as Cowboys begin post-Thurston era

Jason Taumalolo was magnificent for North Queensland Cowboys today, running for an astonishing 301 metres from his 64 minutes on the field as the Cowboys defeated St George Illawarra Dragons 24-12 at 1300Smiles Stadium. After Johnathan Thurston’s retirement at the end of last season, Taumalolo and captain Michael Morgan both had to step up to the plate, and they did so…

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Veterans shine as Maguire’s Tigers’ reign opens with victory

Benji Marshall

Wests Tigers’ iconic veterans Benji Marshall and Robbie Farah were the stars of the show as the Tigers defeated Sydney rivals the Manly Sea Eagles 20-6 at Leichardt Oval today after being behind 0-2 at half-time in wet and windy conditions. Daly Cherry-Evans had landed a first-half penalty for Manly, but after the break the Tigers took charge in former…

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Warrington too strong for Wigan

Warrington Wolves maintained their challenge to Super League leaders St Helens with a hard fought 25-12 victory against Wigan Warriors at the Halliwell Jones Stadium tonight. The Wolves came into the game without Bryson Goodwin, who suffered an injury in the previous week’s game against Castleford Tigers, while Wigan were forced to make several changes from the team that lost…

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