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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 »

Hunslet Hawks sign Callum Casey

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Hunslet Hawks have further strengthened their squad for 2015, after confirming the signature of Halifax forward Callum Casey on a one-year deal. The 24-year-old has been a regular in the Fax side since joining the club in 2012, making 60 appearances across three seasons with the club, scoring 14 tries. He has played for Ireland in the European Championships this ... Read More »

Third party could help Keighley’s quest against RFL

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Keighley Cougars are considering using a third party to help them in their legal battle against the Rugby Football League, as they continue to seek financial compensation for their controversial relegation from the Championship. Chairman Gary Fawcett believes that the relegation could cost them up to £250,000 in lost revenue, and is still fighting to get some sort of compensation. ... Read More »

Hunslet swoop for Richie Barnett

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Hunslet Hawks have announced another substantial coup ahead of the 2015 season, after they confirmed the re-signing of Richie Barnett from Keighley on a one-year deal. Barnett has Super League experience with Hull FC, Warrington Wolves and Salford City Reds, and has most recently spent time in the Championship with the Cougars. He joined Sheffield Eagles before moving to the Hawks ... Read More »

Coventry sign former St Helens winger Parry

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Coventry Bears have announced the signing of St Helens winger Ben Parry, following the youngster’s release from the Super League Champions earlier this month. Parry, who can play full-back or wing, arrives in time for the Bears’ first season in League One, and head coach Tom Tsang believes it is a remarkable signing for the club to secure. “Ben is ... Read More »