Sculthorpe and Hanley back further reduction in interchanges in the future

Two of the greatest British rugby league players of all-time have backed the reduction in interchanges introduced in the domestic game this season to be whittleD down even further. As part of a number of new rules changes introduced for 2019, Super League has lowered the interchanges permitted in a game from ten to eight – a move also implemented…

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McShane heads Albert Goldthorpe Medal table

Castleford Tigers’ hooker Paul McShane sits at the top of the Albert Goldthorpe Medal table tonight after earning three points for the second successive round of Super League fixtures for his performance in Castleford’s 18-26 victory at Hull FC on Thursday night. McShane picked up three points in round 1 for his performance in the Tigers’ victory over the Catalans…

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Catalans get off the mark against Giants

Catalans Dragons got their season up and running in Perpignan today with a convincing 27-10 victory over Huddersfield Giants that included two early tries from Brayden Wiliame. The Giants got off to a good start, with Matt Frawley touching down after just six minutes, with his halfback partner Izaac Farrell adding the conversion. The Dragons replied when Brayden Wiliame touched…

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Austin scores as Wolves too strong for disappointing Rhinos

Warrington Wolves dealt comfortably with a disappointing Leeds Rhinos side at the Halliwell Jones Stadium tonight, easing to a 26-6 victory after leading 20-0 at half-time. The Wolves were giving debuts to stand-off Blake Austin and forward Jason Clark, who have joined from the NRL clubs Canberra Raiders and South Sydney Rabbitohs respectively, while Dec Patton stepped into the boots…

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Hull KR snatch late victory in Hull derby

Hull Kingston Rovers grabbed victory in the last five seconds of the game tonight at Craven Park, with Jimmy Keinhorst going over in the right corner following a Josh Drinkwater bomb that was patted back by Ben Crooks, with Danny McGuire giving the scoring pass for an 18-16 win. For the Robins Danny Addy made his first Super League appearance…

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Connor to miss Hull derby after appeal fails

Hull FC have suffered a blow today ahead of Friday’s Hull derby against Hull Kingston Rovers at Craven Park after Jake Connor failed in his appeal against a one-match ban tonight. At a hearing of an Independent Operational Rules Tribunal, Connor pleaded Not Guilty to a Grade B Penalty Notice charge for foul and/or abusive language towards a Match Official…

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Old Trafford to host 2021 Rugby League World Cup final – with Emirates Stadium to host semi

Old Trafford will be the host venue for the men’s and women’s Rugby League World Cup finals in 2021 – with rugby league set to become the first sport outside of football to be played at the Emirates Stadium in the semi-finals as the exciting line-up for the tournament in two years’ time has been revealed. Set to be the…

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