Saturday, December 20, 2014
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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 »

League 1 to break new Rugby League ground in 2015

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A new name, a new structure, a new knockout tournament and the same trailblazing reputation for expanded horizons will be common themes for Kingstone Press League 1 when Rugby League’s most geographically diverse competition kicks off on the weekend of February 28, 2015. The 14 League 1 clubs, including newcomers Coventry Bears, will battle it out for two promotion places ... Read More »

Rugby League World – The Grand Finals Issue

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Rugby League World issue 403 – ‘The Grand Finals Issue’ – is online now and in shops from Friday 17th October. Here’s a glimpse at what’s inside. The Super League Grand Final between St Helens and Wigan turned out to be one of the most controversial sporting events of the year. We have complete coverage of the match everyone is ... Read More »

Podcast: The ‘Down South’ Review

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In the latest Rugby League Down South podcast, Ian Ramsdale chats to the coaches of London Broncos, Hemel Stags, Gloucestershire All Golds, Oxford, London Skolars and South Wales Scorpions to review the season as it comes to a close. This week’s interviews and where to find them 07:00 LONDON BRONCOS coach praises the character of his young stars of the ... Read More »

Centurions dominate Championship awards ceremony

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Table-topping Leigh Centurions scooped four of a possible five awards at the Championship’s end-of-season dinner in Manchester last night. Stand-off Martyn Ridyard won player of the year, while half-back partner Ryan Brierley won young player of the year for the second season in a row. The Centurions were named club of the year and foundation of the year, too. Just ... Read More »

All-Golds star gets two-year ban for doping breach

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A National Anti-Doping Panel has imposed a two-year suspension on Gloucestershire All Golds player Frankie Foster after he was found to be in breach of the RFL’s anti-doping regulations. Foster, 18, tested positive for clomiphene, a hormone or metabolic modulator on the WADA prohibited list, after providing a sample following a match against Oldham on July 13. The suspension applies ... Read More »

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