Wolves gain revenge on Wigan to reach Cup semi-final

Warrington Wolves earned a convincing 23-0 victory today against Wigan Warriors at the Halliwell Jones Stadium to progress into the semi-final of the Challenge Cup at Bolton on 6 August. The Wolves led 16-0 at half-time and stood up in defence in the second half to present the Warriors from scoring, gaining revenge for their 38-10 defeat at the Magic…

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Catalans beat Leeds in Perpignan

Catalans Dragons secured a 33-20 victory over Leeds Rhinos this afternoon at the Stade Gilbert Brutus in Perpignan, which moves them up to ten points and tenth position in the Super League table, just one point outside the top eight. The injury-hit Rhinos, coming into the game on the back of a Magic Weekend defeat to Castleford, are still on…

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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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Panthers march on with victory over Dragons

Penrith Panthers moved level on points with St George Illawarra Dragons at the top of the NRL ladder after a convincing 28-2 victory today at Panthers Stadium. The stars of the show for the Panthers were NSW Origin hopefuls Nathan Cleary and James Maloney, who were a smart halfback combination throughout, while opposite number Ben Hunt, a Queensland hopeful, suffered…

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Wolfpack make amends

GARETH WALKER, the Championship correspondent of League Express, looks at how the Toronto Wolfpack, who play Leigh Centurions today in the Summer Bash, restored their reputation last week at the Magic Weekend. IT’S fair to say there were even more eyes than usual on Toronto Wolfpack in Newcastle last weekend. The Canadian club was the centre of unwanted attention when…

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Roosters’ second-half blitz sinks Titans

Sydney Roosters beat Gold Coast Titans 34-14 today at the Central Coast Stadium with 28 unanswered second-half points after being behind 6-14 at half-time. They ran in four converted tries and Latrell Mitchell added two penalties in the second half to finish as convincing winners. For the Roosters backrower Ryan Matterson was a late withdrawal. Coach Trent Robinson moved Isaac…

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Catalans sign former Eels star Edwards

Catalans Dragons have signed former Parramatta backrower Kenny Edwards with immediate effect. Edwards, 28, has signed a one-and-a-half year deal that will keep him at the Gilbert Brutus Stadium until the end of 2019. “Me and my family are really excited and looking forward to this new challenge in the South of France,” said Edwards. “I want to come out…

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