Warriors remain unbeaten with win over Cowboys

The New Zealand Warriors remain unbeaten after five matches, as their superb first-half performance was enough to enable them to comfortably survive a North Queensland Cowboys’ fightback, winning 22-12 today in Auckland in the second match of today’s double-header. With Shaun Johnson back in their side after he missed the previous week’s clash against the Roosters, his combination with Blake…

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Barba leads Albert Goldthorpe Medal standings

St Helens star Ben Barba enjoys a narrow lead in the Albert Goldthorpe Medal standings after the Betfred Super League Round 9 games on Easter Monday. Barba, who scored three points for his performance against Widnes Vikings on Monday, is one point ahead of his Saints team-mate James Roby, with Warrington’s Stefan Ratchford in third place three points further back.…

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Briscoe heads Championship Leading Tryscorers

After Easter Monday’s round of matches, Featherstone winger Luke Briscoe has taken a significant lead in the tryscoring table with 16 touchdowns in total, six ahead of his nearest rival, London Broncos’ Kieran Dixon, while Toulouse fullback Mark Kheirallah heads the goalkicking and points scoring charts. Tries Luke Briscoe Featherstone 16 Kieran Dixon London B 10 Shane Toal Barrow 8…

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NRL bans two spectators for abusing Inglis

The NRL has issued Banning Notices to two spectators who made offensive remarks towards South Sydney Rabbitohs Captain Greg Inglis in the second round game between Penrith Panthers and South Sydney Rabbitohs. The Notices ban the two individuals from attending NRL events until they can establish that they have taken sufficient steps to address their behaviour, including apologising and completing…

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Women’s Super League opener postponed due to waterlogged pitch

The much-anticipated opening fixture to the 2018 Women’s Super League season has been called off. Officials at Featherstone Rovers saw Thursday’s game with Leeds Rhinos is unable to be played, with the LD Nutrition Stadium pitch deemed unplayable by the club’s groundstaff. The fixture was due to take place from 7.30pm tomorrow, officially kick-starting the new-look top-flight women’s competition. A…

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Talanoa and Richardson head Super League’s scoring charts

After his two-try performance for Hull FC in their 27-26 victory over Wakefield Trinity on Easter Monday at the KCOM Stadium, Hull winger Fetuli Talanoa now tops the Super League try-scoring chart with eleven touchdowns. Talanoa is one ahead of St Helens fullback Ben Barba, who lies in second place with ten tries. Barba’s St Helens team-mate Mark Percival lies…

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