Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Rugby League News

Scotland

Adam Walker picks up one-match international ban

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Scotland front-rower Adam Walker has been handed a one-match suspension after being found guilty of a reckless high tackle against Wales in the European Championship last week. The Hull Kingston Rovers prop will miss this week’s clash with Ireland in Dublin, but will be free to face France in his side’s final game of the tournament. What do you think ... Read More »

Danny Brough not interested in time off

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Having an off-season to ensure you’re fighting fit for a new Rugby League season is something most coaches and players insist upon these days – but for Scotland’s Danny Brough, he just wants to play as much as he can. Whilst a host of big names have been left out of their respective squads for the European Championships – such ... Read More »

Scotland and Wales name squads for Euro Cup opener

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Scotland have named eight uncapped players in their 20-man squad for Friday’s opening European Championship clash with Wales at Workington. There are five products of the domestic League with Doncaster full-back David Scott joined by uncapped youngsters Louis Senter and Gregor Ramsay, all three learning the game at Glasgow community club Easterhouse Panthers, plus Edinburgh Eagles teenagers Lewis Clarke and ... Read More »

TOTALRL TV: Andrew Henderson

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In the latest episode of TotalRL TV, we caught up with retiring Sheffield Eagles hooker Andrew Henderson. The 35-year old reflects on his rugby league career in Australia and England, looking back at the highs and the lows, and sharing his experiences in Super League, the Championship and with Scotland in two World Cups. Read More »

Huddersfield Giants not keen on Brough’s Scotland call

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Huddersfield Giants head coach Paul Anderson has admitted he isn’t keen on Danny Brough playing for Scotland in this year’s European Championship tournament – but says they couldn’t stand in the way of someone wanting to represent their country. Brough will likely play for Steve McCormack’s men this Autumn after being included in the initial 26-man squad, which will be ... Read More »

Scotland mix old and new in European Championship squad

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Scotland have included 12 members of their World Cup squad that reached the quarter-finals in their player pool for the upcoming European Championships. Head coach Steve McCormack has named a 27-man squad, which will be reduced to 20 ahead of the opening game against Wales at Workington’s Derwent Park on Friday 17 October. As the Super League play-offs reach their ... Read More »

Ferguson to miss Scotland Euro campaign

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Scotland have been dealt a blow ahead of the European Championships, after star forward Dale Ferguson revealed to the Telegraph and Argus that he is set to miss the tournament this Autumn. Ferguson has had an injury-hampered first season at Bradford Bulls in 2014 and, after speaking to Scotland boss Steve McCormack – as well as club coach James Lowes ... Read More »

Brough still in our plans, says Scotland boss

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Scotland head coach Steve McCormack says that Huddersfield star Danny Brough could play for the Bravehearts this autumn. McCormack told League Express: “I’ve spoken to Danny regularly, and I know that he would like to play. “The bottom line is it all depends if he’s fit. We’ll discuss the situation with Huddersfield and Danny, but that’s a discussion that will ... Read More »

Paul Anderson: Joe Wardle deserves international recognition

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Huddersfield coach Paul Anderson believes Giants centre Joe Wardle has the potential to be an international star. The 22-year-old, who was born in Halifax but has three Scotland caps, picked up three of the Giants’ main individual awards this week – coaches’ player, players’ player and supporters’ player of the year. Many believe he should be considered for an England ... Read More »

Scotland Rugby League to head to Borders

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Scotland Rugby League will stage its first ever international in the Borders when it takes on France in the European Championship at Galashiels on Friday 31 October, kick-off 7.30pm. Stars of Super League from north and south of the border and across the Channel will descend on Netherdale as Gala RFC host the Bravehearts’ 20th anniversary match. This Saturday – ... Read More »