Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Coventry to travel to Oldham in League One Cup

Coventry Bears have been drawn away to Oldham in the first round of the League 1 Cup, after the draw was made on Friday night on Radio Warwickshire. The home teams were drawn by England and Wigan Warriors centre Dan Sarginson; the away teams were drawn by BBC Radio Coventry and Warwickshire presenter Clive Eakin. Community clubs East Leeds and ... Read More »

Coventry looking for positive start in League 1 Cup

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Coventry Bears coach Tom Tsang is excited about having the city host the first-ever League 1 Cup draw and is looking for the perfect start to their first season in top-flight Rugby League. The draw takes place on Friday and will be broadcast live on BBC Radio Coventry and Warwickshire from 6.45pm and Tsang will be there to see who ... Read More »

Everything you ever wanted to know about Rugby League

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League Publications Ltd has been publishing an annual Yearbook since 1996, and in that time it has evolved to become the definitive guide to the Rugby League year, both in Europe and, to a slightly lesser extent, Australasia. Edited by my colleague Tim Butcher, and designed by Daniel Spencer, who is also the book’s statistician, I can say with some ... Read More »

Oxford RL appoint Tim Rumford as new head coach

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Oxford RL have announced the appointment of Tim Rumford as their new head coach. Tim was previously involved with the Castleford Tigers Academy helping the progress of home-grown talent such as Adam Milner, Daryl Clark, Ryan Brierley, Jonny Walker and Oliver Holmes, through the ranks to the first team. Rumford’s links to the Tigers will stay in place as he ... Read More »

Oxford sign two force internationals for 2015

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Oxford RL’s recruitment drive continues with the double signing of Jordan Andrade and Jamie Milburn, both forces internationals. Jordan had the special honour of carrying out the famous Challenge Cup at Wembley, ahead of this year’s final between Castleford Tigers and Leeds Rhinos. The 22-year-old who can either play as a back rower or as a prop, has served as ... Read More »

James Feather pays himself out of Hawks contract

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James Feather has paid an undisclosed fee to release himself from his contract with Hunslet and re-sign with Keighley. The 30-year-old agreed to join the Hawks and link up with former boss Barry Eaton in early October, when the Cougars were relegated from the Championship and Hunslet won the Championship One Grand Final. However, he had a change of heart ... Read More »

Keighley Cougars tie down two more for 2015

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Keighley Cougars have secured the services of two more players for their 2015 campaign, after tying down the signatures of Olly Pursglove and Gavin Duffy. Pursglove and Duffy have played crucial roles for the club in previous seasons, and March told the Telegraph and Argus that they are another important duo to have on board in their mission to bounce ... Read More »

No chance of me playing for Hunslet, says James Feather

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New Hunslet Hawks signing James Feather has sensationally admitted there is “no chance whatsoever” of him pulling a Hunslet shirt on next season, after admitting he has made a grave mistake in leaving Keighley Cougars. Feather has his heart set on a return to the Cougars, after initially opting to leave the club following their relegation from the Championship. However, ... Read More »

More League 1 clubs to host open trials this weekend

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On Wednesday, we revealed how League 1 side Gloucestershire All Golds were to host an open trial day at the end of this month to recruit new players ahead of the 2015 season. Well, they aren’t the only club to host such an event – with two more clubs in the third tier set to have open trials this weekend. ... Read More »

All Golds to host trial day for new players

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Plans are well underway for the University of Gloucestershire All Golds as they look to take their place in the Rugby League’s revamped structure.  The club will be competing in the sport’s third tier, in the newly renamed League One competition, and are busy putting in place the final pieces to their squad. It promises to be an exciting year ... Read More »

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